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Confiteria Ideal closes down

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We have heard that Confiteria Ideal, the famous milonga and tango venue in the heart of Buenos will close at the beginning of April 2016. A place steeped in history and tango it is visited by tango lovers and tourists, but not in the numbers it once was. While it is to be hope that it is renovated and re-opened we can only wait and see. This video made over 10 years ago includes interviews with famous milongueros: Gerardo Portalea, Javier Rodriguez & Geraldine Rojas, Mariano Chicho Frumboli and Puppy Castello. Produced by BBC Four, aired on Friday 8 April 2005 11.05pm-12.20am; Tuesday 12 April 11pm-12.10am Interviews with famous milongueros: Gerardo Portalea, Javier Rodriguez & Geraldine Rojas, Mariano Chicho Frumboli and Puppy Castello. Produced by BBC Four, aired on Friday 8 April 2005 11.05pm-12.20am; Tuesday 12 April 11pm-12.10am