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Bringing Back The Slow Dance in Buenos Aires

How long has it been since you last slow danced? Concerned that slow dancing might be eradicated from all dance floors forever, an anonymous group of...

Luciana Schnitman
Luciana Schnitman on May 12, 2008.

How long has it been since you last slow danced? Concerned that slow dancing might be eradicated from all dance floors forever, an anonymous group of Argentines started the crusade “Que Vuelvan los Lentos,” aimed at guaranteeing the proper preservation and reinsertion of this tradition.  A protest/event was organized this past March in order to congregate all those who miss slow dancing as much as the organizers do. Many e-mails and a blog later, 4,000 people got together in front of the Buenos Aires Planetarium and (slowly) danced the night away.

Thinking...