Tango is a Ballroom Dance that branched away from its original Argentine roots by allowing European, American, Hollywood, and competitive influences into the style. Modern tango is significantly different from the original and authentic Argentine tango. Already in the early 30s of the last century, tango changed so much, adapting to dance competitions and performing at dance parties, that it actually turned into a completely different dance — sharp, earthy and dramatic, with exaggerated head movements being inherent in the rigid tango style. Ballroom tango - sport Dance, part of international competitions program. The main difference of this style from the Argentine tango is the complete absence of improvisation. There are clear norms and rules for dancing - the position of the body and head, following the lines, performing a strictly marked list of elements, etc. Although walking movements dominate, Tango walks, having a "stalking" or "sneaking" character, are unlike the walks of other Ballroom dances. Movements are sometimes slow and slithery, and other times sharp and stacatto, such as a quick foot flick or a sharp head snap to promenade position.