The participating dancers will be announced in the order of confirmation.
Together for the same passion they traveled a long road so getting to be a couple who are known for their strength, maturity and defined tango style.
Since 1996, were formed with renowned masters and their first experience in the tango dance was in 1997.
Since then they participated in important national and international shows directed by renowned dancers and choreographers.
Since 2002 they travel to different cities in Europe, Asia, Australia, New Zealand and EEUU giving workshops and being part of important events and Tango Festivals.
In 2006 they were invited to be the leading couple of the video clip ¨Diferente¨ of Gotan Project. In Buenos Aires they participate in the most important Tango Festivals as CITA, Tango Salón Extremo, Argentina Tango Salón, Mujercitas among others and also travel to different cities of the country to give classes and seminars for the purpose of transmit their knowledge to new generations of tango dancers.
They are also invited by the Government of Buenos Aires, to serve as jurors of the Metropolitan Tango Championship and World Tango Championships.
Their dance is characterized by the precision and quality of their movements, the elegance and preserve the purest and essential tango.
Rodrigo Palacios is an Argentinian Tango teacher and dancer, Kundalini Yoga practitioner and a curious seeker for cultural diversity.
He grew up in Buenos Aires surrounded by an incredible tango family, where tango was breathed through dance, music and singing. When he was 14 years old he started to frequent the legendary Salón Canning, where he saw the authentic dancing of the most renowned milongueros, and also of those who, at that time where leading the new wave of a broader tango.
He began a career exhibiting in the most outstanding Milongas in the city of Buenos Aires. In 2007 he was part of Forever Tango´s cast in the filming of the documentary of the successful company that took place at the Teatro Coliseo Podestá in La Plata.
At the same time, he began teaching classes for an extended period at the Salón Canning, place that hosted a stunning work by the photographer Guillermo Monteleone where Agustina Berenstein and Rodrigo Palacios are the muses. This work of art is an extract from one of the most innovative tango videos of recent times, called "T".
His first job abroad was in Tiempo Iberoamericanos as a teacher dancer and choreographer in the city of Fukuoka, Japan, and since then he has not stopped touring, participating in Tango festivals, special workshops and classes in schools in Europe, Australia and Asia.
Rodrigo has been dancing and spreading the Tango during the last 25 years.
Indira Hiayes : Born and raised in Argentina, Indira started dancing at the age of 4 and over the years she has adapted knowledge of different dances and styles that reinforced her artistry. She currently live in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, participating in important international shows. Her professional Tango career began at the age of 18, dancing in the most prestigious dinner show in Buenos Aires: Señor Tango. A few months later she started traveling to teach in schools around the world and participating in most recognized international tango festivals.
She studied ballet, contemporary, argentinian tango, folklore argentino, hip hop, jazz, lyrical and hills.
As a Dancer Indira has the capacity to catch different styles of dance and choreography, capacity that made her succeed dancing in musicals, night clubs, theater.
Her Tango involve all this dances experiences making her body movement magic and ful of sharm for the eyes of the audience.
Jonatan Agüero : Dancer and professional artist of Argentine tango dance, of Argentine nationality 🇦🇷 born in the Province of Cordoba, city of "Bell Ville" where he began his first tango steps at the age of 8, dancing, touring the country and competing in competitive dance competitions, obtaining the best scores and recognition as an artist internationally. At the age of 18 he began his career as a tango dance instructor, currently he is representing the Argentine Republic throughout the world in the best tango festivals and events: Italy, France, Russia, Croatia, Greece, Poland, Germany, China, Japan , Indonesia , Philippines , Australia , USA , Canada , Brazil ; Switzerland, Netherlands; Tunisia among other countries and cities of the world as a dancer, instructor and jury of the world tango championship / Italian / Russian championship / European championship.
His dance is characterized by being an authentic dancer, with great skill in his movements, passionate, maintaining the tradition of the great masters. In his classes, he stands out for proposing a dance method that facilitates the Student to understand with more speed and awareness about the movements, through attractive exercises.
Laísa Souza : Laisa Souza is a professional Tango Dancer and Teacher, with knowledge of Brazilian Ballroom Dance and Salsa. She has 21 years of experience performing and teaching in South America (Brazil, Argentina, and Colombia), Europe (England, Spain, Germany, France, Italy, Switzerland, Romania, Bulgaria, and Russia), Asia (China and India) and Africa (South Africa and Mozambique).
She participated as a dancer at the recording of the TV Series "While You Were Breeding", Buenos Aires in 2023.
■ Finalist at Campeonato Metropolitano de la Ciudad in Milonga. Tango and Vals with Rodrigo Videla. 4th place at Milonga, Buenos Aires 2013
■ Finalist at the World Tango Championship in Tango Salon with Ariel Manzanares. Buenos Aires 2017
■ Finalist at the World Tango Championship in Tango Salon with Leonardo Pankow, Buenos Aires 2021
■ Finalist at the World Tango Championship in Tango Escenario with Leonardo Pankow, Buenos Aires 2022
They began their activities as a couple since 2008. For the fourth consecutive year from 2009 to 2012, they were finalists in the Salon Tango and Stage Tango categories of the world championship.
Since 2013 they returned to Tokyo and in June 2015 they founded the Tango Salon "Buenos Aires" in Minami Aoyama.
Recently, they have performed in musicals and concerts by former Takarazuka stars, and are also working as a choreographer.
[ Awards ]
• 2008: Second place of the Salon Tango and Stage Tango category of the Open Dance Tango Championship in Japan.
• 2009: Champions of the Salon Tango category of the World Championship of Argentine Tango in Asia.
• 2009: 3rd place of the Stage Tango category of the World Championship.
• 2010: 3rd place of the stage and Salon Tango category of the World Championship.
• 2012: Champions of Metropolitano MILONGUEROS DEL MUNDO.
■ 2023: 6th place of the Salon Tango category of the World Tango Championship.
Paula Tejeda (29) and Lucas Carrizo (33) hail from Catamarca in Argentina, and have been dancing since their teens. As a young couple in love they decided to leave their home to pursue their tango career in Buenos Aires. This was a decision which would change their lives forever.
Paula and Lucas have reached the highest levels of achievement in tango. They were crowned as the 2010 Metropolitan Tango Championship Champions in Tango category and placed as runners up in the Vals category.They were also part of the brilliant Miguel Angel Zotto tango production -- TangoX2, traveling around Italy (Milano, Roma, Napoli, Firenze, Parma, Bari, Padova, Cremona and Brescia) and Grecce (Athens).
They have performed and conducted seminars in China (Beijing, Shanghai, Wuhan, Shenzhen, Nanjing, Suzhou, Hangzhou and Chengdu), Hong Kong, Korea (Seoul, Busan and Ulsan), Japan (Tokyo), USA (Denver, Portland, San Francisco, Albuquerque, Tucson, Ashland, Durango, Colorado Springs and Vail), Canada (Toronto and Montreal) and Europe: Denmark, Portugal and Netherlands.
A couple united by their love for tango in 2018.
Based in CALI COLOMBIA. They came together to build a committed work team, which offers quality on stage as performers, instructors and choreographers, achieving recognition in the different stages of Colombia, Argentina, Greece, England and Scotland.
They were champions of Salon Tango in Colombia in 2022 and are currently invited to the Ithaca Tango Festival in New York, Boston Tango Festival and Philippines Tango Festival. These are some of their achievements since they became a couple.
Julián : Dancer, teacher and choreographer with more than 19 years of experience. He has participated in important international competitions such as the World Tango Championship in BA, obtaining fifth place in the Stage Tango category in 2017 and champion of Stage Tango in Quito, Ecuador 2016. Julián has been champion 15 consecutive times in Stage Tango, Tango de Pista and Milonga in Colombia from 2008 to 2022.
Natalia : Dancer, teacher and choreographer with more than 8 years of experience. She has worked hand in hand with important tango companies in Colombia.
She has participated in important competitions such as the World Tango Championship in BA and has been champion on several occasions in the ballroom tango category in Colombia.
Ezequiel has been learning tango since he was 6 years old, and after winning the 2015 Chilean Championship, he moved to Tokyo. He won again in Chile during his temporary return to Japan in 2018, and will become the Asian champion in 2021.
Haruna started tango in 2016, supported by many dancers in Tokyo and Fukuoka, won the singles category at the Shanghai competition in 2019, and will start full-fledged activities as Ezequiel & Haruna in 2023. Based in Tokyo, he teaches in various parts of Japan such as Fukuoka, Osaka, and Nagoya, and has also been invited to Indonesia and Chile to give lessons and shows. Not only is he fluent in three languages (Spanish, Japanese, and English), but his logical and reproducible teaching is well-received.
■ 2023 Korea Tournament Pista Division and Milonga Division Winner
■ 2023 Indonesia Tournament Stage Division Runner-up
■ 2023 Asian Games Pista Division runner-up, Stage Division 3rd place
■ 2023 World Championship Pista Division Finalist
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