The tanda is your life on fast-forward.
The tanda (a set of four songs at a milonga) poetically represents stages of your entire adult life with your partner. But pay attention! Your life on Fast-Forward finishes in about 15 minutes. It goes something like this:
- In life a common external event brings a couple together. In life it may be the same country, town, school, neighborhood.
In tango it is the milonga.
- In life a second event moves you even closer or something that emotionally moves you both. Perhaps it is a class that interests you both. In life this is being in the right place and the right time, a sparking of one of countless important coincidences in the Universe every millisecond.
In tango, it is the music that leads people together, to connect, to move in tandem, to stop