The Organizers - Leonel & Florencia

Hung-Yut "Leonel" (Facebook) is originally from Hong Kong. He started tango in the United States. He met Hwayi "Florencia" (Facebook) in a milonga in Seoul in 2005. They started to build a partnership to dance and teach tango together. They were married in 2008. In 2009 they founded their tango studio El Bulín, and started the annual Seoul Tango Festival, which has become the largest event of its kind in Korea.

They have been invited to teach and perform in half a dozen cities in Korea, as well as for festivals and workshops in Beijing, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney, Taipei, and USA.

Hwayi studied ballet in high school and college. She worked as a professional musical actress for 8 years. In 2004, she joined the World Tango Championship in Buenos Aires and won second prize in the stage section. She was a judge at the Asian Tango Championship in Japan in 2009 and 2010.

Hung-Yut grew up in Hong Kong. He won first prize at the 2002 USA Tango Contest in Los Angeles. He speaks Cantonese, Mandarin, English, Spanish, and more and more Korean. He is also a reputable DJ and has played music at many international events, including Taipei Tango Festival, Hong Kong Tango Festival, Shanghai Tango Festival, Sydney Salon Tango Festival, Beijing Dream of Illusion Tango Weekend, and Portland Tango Festival (USA).

Please visit their profile page on the El Bulín website for more photos and information.