Saturday 16 Dec 2017
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STS Festival
2010 International Artists
"Tango can be danced in a thousand different ways, but . . . Without the music there is no dance, no tango, no teacher, no student. A true teacher can only transmit the teaching the music has left him."
"Tete" Pedro Rusconi

Gustavo & Catarina


Gustavo Lin has been promoting tango in Taipei for the past ten years and he and Catarina have now opened their own studio "Corazon Tango" in Taipei to teach and share their tango passion and the beauty of the tango embrace in Taiwan and other countries as guest artists.

Gustav & Catarina




Hugo and Belen


Hugo Paez was born in Buenos Aires. He started learning Argentine Tango and Folklore at the age of 6. He graduated from the Argentine national dance school at the age of 19 and became a qualified dance teacher. As a teenager he participated in several championships in Salon Tango and Stage Tango and won numerous awards. He has been performing and teaching Tango in Japan for the last 10 years. From 2003 he worked as a director of "Puro tango" (Tango Company) in Tokyo ,and has worked with many world renowned Argentinian Tango performers, and teachers.

Belen Silva was born in Buenos Aires, Avellaneda. Her journey in the art world started at a very early age. As a teenager she had a solid artistic base with integral studies in visual arts, theatre, music and dance. At 15, Tango found her. Two years later she started her professional career as a Tango Dancer, in many shows and Tango Houses in Argentina, and neighbouring countries, becoming a qualified teacher at the age of 21. Belen developed as a teacher, dancer and choreographer in Argentina, Chile, Japan and now,in Australia, where she has come to live.

Hugo and Belen




Leonel & Florencia


Leonel (Hung-Yut) and Florencia (Hwayi) are a professional Argentine Tango couple who have been teaching and promoting Tango in Korea since 2005.  
Florencia worked as a professional musical actress for 8 years and in 2004, she won second prize in the stage section of the World Tango Championship in Buenos Aires.
Leonel grew up in Hong Kong but spent most of his adult life in the United States. In 2002, he won first prize at the USA Tango Contest in Los Angeles. Leonel is also a noted DJ who plays music regularly in Seoul, and at various Tango festivals inside and outside of Korea.

In 2009 they started organizing the Seoul Tango Festival and founded El Bulin their own dance studio.

Leonel & Florencia




Raymond & Lily


Raymond & Lily founded Otrotango in 2005 to promote Argentine Tango in Hong Kong. They are professional tango dancers and teachers and have performed in International Tango Festivals throughout Asia.
In 2008 they participated in the World Stage Tango Championship.

Raymond & Lily



 

Andres Laza Moreno & Isabel Acuna

showAndres & Isabel are sought after Buenos Aires tango teachers known for their elegant and subtly powerful portrayal of Argentine Tango in the Villa Urquiza style. We welcome their first time in Australia.

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Javier Rodriguez & Andrea Misse

showLauded in Buenos Aires and around the world, Javier and Andrea are celebrated exponents of the traditional form of Argentine Tango Salon in the Villa Urquiza style. We welcome them on their first visit to Australia.

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Gabriel Misse & Natalia Hills

showPerformers from an early age, Gabriel Misse and Natalia Hills are renowned Tango Salon exponents of stage and film, with a glorious intimacy in their dancing. We welcome their first visit to Australia.

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