The present day ballroom tango is divided into two disciplines: American Style and International Style. Both styles are enjoyed as social and competitive dances but the International version is more globally accepted as a competitive style.
Candombe has had a significant role in the culture of Uruguay in the last two hundred years it was recognized by UNESCO as a World Cultural Heritage of humanity. It is a cultural manifestation originating in the arrival of slaves from Africa.
1 Properties inscribed on the World Heritage List 7 Properties submitted on the Tentative List
It is renowned for its historic quarter a World Heritage Site. Modern Colonia del Sacramento produces textiles and has a free trade zone in addition to a polytechnic centre and various government buildings.
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