2009 Seoul Tango Festival - Performers

Daniel & Stacy (Taiwan)

Daniel and Stacy are the top Tango dancers in Taiwan. They are the founders of Taipei Tango Association and Tanguísimo Tango Space. They have been teaching in Taiwan for 9 years and contributed greatly to the growth of Tango there. Since 2003 they have been organizing the annual Taipei International Tango Festival, which has become one of the most important Tango events in east Asia. Their dance style is elegant and refined, and they have been invited to perform and teach in Japan, Hong Kong, Shanghai. In 2008 they were invited to teach and perform at the Sitges Tango Festival.

Gustavo & Wei-Ning (Taiwan)

Gustavo (綱站) 教學經驗9年,為台北探戈最資深專業老師之一,舞風融合 Tango Salon 與 Tango Fantasia,優雅與熱情兼具。

陳維寧畢業於國立台北藝術大學舞蹈表演研究所,私立高雄醫學大學心理學系,曾參與多個台灣及美國的專業現代舞表演,為台灣傑出的現代舞表演者。2005年首次接觸阿根廷探戈於台北探戈工作坊,目前與 Gustavo 搭檔進行探戈表演與教學。


Raymond & Lily (Hong Kong)

Raymond and Lily (website) started Tango in 2003 and have been devoted to Tango since then. They are very dedicated amateurs and have learnt Tango from many masters from Argentina. They started teaching since 2006 and have been invited to perform in various occasions. They are organizer of Practica Otro and outdoor milongas in Hong Kong. In September 2008, they participated in the World Stage Tango Championship in Korea and got into the semi-final round of the competition amongst many professional tango dancers from all over the world.

Lucas & Victoria (South Korea)

Leonel & Florencia (South Korea)

Florencia (Hwayi) majored in ballet in highschool and college, and then worked as a professional musical actress for 8 years. In 2004, she participated in the World Tango Championship in Buenos Aires and won second prize in the stage section.

Leonel (Hung-Yut) grew up in Hong Kong but lived in the United States for many years. After starting Tango he won first prize at the 2002 USA Tango Contest in Los Angeles. While traveling in Korea in 2005, he met Florencia and soon thereafter they began their partnership.

Together they are very active in promoting Argentine Tango culture in Korea. Besides giving lessons, performing, and organizing milongas, they have also invited Javier Rodriguez and Andrea Misse to Seoul for annual workshops since 2007. Leonel is also a reputable DJ. He plays music regularly in Seoul, and has been invited to DJ at various Tango festivals in and outside of Korea.

They are the organizers of this Seoul Tango Festival.




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Daniel Liu & Stacy Jou (Taiwan)

Daniel and Stacy are the top Tango dancers in Taiwan. They founded the Taipei Tango Association and Tanguísimo Tango Space. Having taught Tango for 9 years they have made outstanding contributions to the growth of Tango in their home country. Since 2003 they have been organizing the annual Taipei International Tango Festival, which has become one of the most important Tango events in east Asia. Their dance style is elegant and refined, and they have been invited to teach and perform in Japan, Hong Kong, Shanghai, as well as the 2008 Sitges Tango Festival.

Gustavo & Wei-Ning (Taiwan)

Gustavo (website) has taught Tango for 9 years and is one of the most experienced professional Tango teachers in Taipei. His dance is elegant and passionate, and his style is a combination of Tango Salon and Tango Fantasia.

Wei-Ning graduated from the Performing Arts Center of the National Taipei University of the Arts, and the Psychology Department of Kaohsiung Medical University. She is an outstanding modern dancer and has participated in many performances in Taiwan and abroad. In 2005 she started Tango with the Taipei Tango Association, and currently she is partnering Gustavo for teaching and performances.


Akiyoshi & Noriko (Japan)

Akiyoshi and Noriko (website) - profile coming soon

Raymond & Lily (Hong Kong)

Raymond and Lily (website) started Tango in 2003 and have been devoted to Tango since then. They are very dedicated amateurs and have learned Tango from many masters from Argentina. They started teaching since 2006 and have been invited to perform in various occasions. They are organizer of Practica Otro and Outdoor Milongas in Hong Kong. In September 2008, they participated in the World Stage Tango Championship in Korea and got into the semi-final round of the competition amongst many professional tango dancers from all over the world.

Juny & Victoria (South Korea)

Juny and Victoria - profile coming soon

Leonel & Florencia (South Korea)

Florencia (Hwayi) studied ballet in high school and college, and subsequently worked as a professional musical actress for 8 years. In 2004, she participated in the World Tango Championship in Buenos Aires and won second prize in the stage section.

Leonel (Hung-Yut) 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. He met Florencia in Korea in 2005, soon thereafter they began their partnership.

Together they are very active in promoting Argentine Tango culture in Korea. Besides teaching, performing, and organizing milongas, they have also invited Javier Rodriguez and Andrea Misse to Seoul for annual workshops since 2007.

They are the orgainzers of 2009 Seoul Tango Festival.

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