The program of the Tango Dance Asian Championship is now annouced. However, they may change at anytime. Please come to the theater with time to spare.
The observation tickets of the Asian Champioship are now on sale!!
You can get the tickets at Latina Online Store.
You also can get the tickets at Major Tango Dance Studios and Milongas in Japan.
July 1st (Sat) Preliminary Round 2,000yen
July 2nd (Sun) Semifinal, Final, Milonga 4,900yen
2days Tickets are also available!! Only in Advance 6,000yen
July 1st SHIBUYA CULTURAL CENTER OWADA SAKURA HALL
The program may change in anytime
|11:30||Registration for all the participants in the veneu|
|12:00-12:10||Meeting for all participants|
|12:10-12:40||Floor Check for Tango de Pista Participants|
|12:40-12:50||Floor Check for Stage Tango Participants|
*The non- pariticipants are not permited to enter the theater before 13:00.
|13:30||Preliminary Rounds of Tango de Pista Adulto & Señor|
|15:45||Preliminary Rounds of Stage Tango|
|18:00||Annoucement of Semifinalists|
July 2nd SHIBUYA CULTURAL CENTER OWADA SAKURA HALL
The program may change in anytime
|11:00||Registration for Semifinalists|
|11:20-11:30||Meeting for all semifinalists|
|11:30-11:50||Floor Check for Tango de Pista Participants|
|11:50-12:00||Floor Check for Stage Tango Participants|
*The non- pariticipants are not permited to enter the theater before 12:30.
|13:00||Semifinal of Tango de Pista Adulto & Señor|
|13:55||Semifinal of Stage Tango|
Milonga Time with Live Music (Orquesta de Tango Waseda)
|15:50||Annoucement of Finalists|
|16:20||Final of Tango de Pista|
|16:30||Final of Stage Tango|
Milonga with Live Music (Chicos de Pampa)
Demonstration by Maestros
|18:40||Annoucement of the result of Final|
|20:00||Close Asian Championship|
The Member of Jury
The Tango Dance Asian Championship will have 7 members of the Jury, 4 from Argetina Side, 3 from Asian side.
The members of Jury from Argentina (They will score from clasification until final rounds)
Born in 1963, in Santiago de Estereo, Buenos Aires. He started his carrer when Tango Argentino had hard time, and participated in "Foever Tango", "Tango X 2", "Tango Pasion", all those Tango companies which brought back the tango in the first line in the world. Now he is Art Director and Pricipal Dnacer of Tango Porteño which is most popular Tango House in Buenos Aires, leading the Tango Argentino in Buenos Aires.
MARIANA CASTRO GONZALEZ
Born in 1981, in Buenos Aires. Studied under Carlos Rivarola, Leonardo Cuello, debuted in 2006 as Professional Tango Dancer. She has been participating in Tango Houses in and out of Argentina, and also TV Programs. She participated in "Tango Emotion" and many more Tango Dance Companies and toured around the world. Now she has been dancing with Jesus Velazque as Principal Dancers in " Tango Porteño".
In 2003, the 1st edition of the Tango Dance World Championship, Gaspar Godoy won the title of the Tango Escenario. After that, he has been participating in Min-on Tango Series as a star dancer of the show every year. From 2011, he started dancing with Carla Mazzolini, and touring all over the world with her since then. He also came to Japan as a member of the jury of the Tango Dance Asian Championship since 2012.
Born in 1983 in Dolores、Uruguay. Started ballet dance in 3 years old, and active in classic ballet world in Uruguay. In 2002, she moved to Buenos Aires, Argentina. She won the title 3 years straight in the championship which organied by Federationof All America Dance. She also joined the famous Tango houses in Buenos Aires, and in 2011, started dacing with Gaspar Godoy. Now she is touring with him all over the world.
The Member of the Jury from Asia (From Clasification until Semifinal Rounds)
In 1999, started dancing Tango Argentino, and opened "Tango Tokyo Academy" in Ikebukuro in June, 2004. In July, he participated in the 1st Tango Dance Asian Championship and won the title of Salon Tango (Tango de Pista). He also participated in the Tango Dance World Championship in Aug, and became the finalist of the both categories of Stage Tango & Salon Tango. In 2005, 2nd place in Stage Tango in the Tango Dance Asian Championship, 2nd place in Stage tango in Japan Open 2006, 2nd place in Stage Tango and Champion in Salon Tango in Japan Open 2007, 2nd place in Stage Tango in Stage Tango in the Tango Dance Asian Championship. Then in 2009, he won the Stage Tango of the Tango Dance Asian Championship and became 1st pair who won the Tango de Pista & Stage Tango. In the same time, he has participated 8 years straight in the Tango Dance World Championship and been as finalists in Stage Tango in all 8 years.
Now he's still plays on many stages, is dedicated to training the yound in his studio.
Naoko Tsutsumizaki - Salon de Tango Argentino BUENOS AIRES
She has started dancing with Cristian Lopez since 2008. Teaching the Tango Dance in Tokyo, she also participated in many shows in & out of Japan. Their dance is very elegant and popular, so they became one of the most well-known dancer in Japan. From 2011, they went to BsAs, joined the most popular shows in Tango Houses, and became regular dancer in Tango Rojo, at Hotel Faena. Toured in Colombia and Venezuela. She participated in the Tango Dance World Championship from 2009 to 2012, and all 4 years, she became the finalists in both Stage & Salon. From 2013, she got back to Tokyo, Japan. She opened Salon de Tango Argentino BUENOS AIRES in June, 2016. Nowadays, she work as a choreographer in the concert and musical which performed by top stars from Takarazuka Revue.
YOSHIKO MAMADA（W Tango+）
Yoshiko Mamada has been participated in the tango show in the hotels and fabulous cruise ship, "MS Asuka II". She arrange the Tango Dance method into general excise, "Tango Excise", which excising with Tango Music. She also started Facial Yoga, "Kao Yoga" for herself, but it became very popular in Japan and teaching workshops, appeared in TV programs, Magazines and many more medias.
As of the 2017, she wrote 12 books and sold more than 530,000 copies. She is promoting Tango Argentino through the media.
The dream project of champions will be on the stage of The Tango Dance Asian Championship! Stage World Champion of 2007, Fernando Gracia, and Stage World Champion of 2013, Florencia & Guido, they perform on the Stage! This dream project is backed up by the Tango Sol Nihonbashi which invite those incredible dancers to Japan. This prefomance will be on the stage between the Semifinal Rounds and Final Rounds. This is the only chance to watch the trio perfomance!