Maestros
Introduction

Friday 1st June

Damian Desmaras & Adriana Herrera

(Buenos Aires)

For more than 12 years they have been broadcasting and teaching Tango in the Canary Islands.

Their willing to develop the passion for Tango brought them together, and in 2011 they created the Asociación Tango Sol Islas Canarias to spread activities related to Tango in the whole Canarian archipelago.

Their personal style and their specific way of teaching is charactarized by the passion transmitted through the ABRAZO, and by the constant search of TECHNIQUE in the evolution of the Argentinian Tango.

Together, they participated in many spectacles within the Canarian Islands, including "Entre Tangos", "Buenos Aires Tango", and "Saxo Tour", with live music.

Currently, they give regular lessons in Gran Canaria and Tenerife, and organize every year since 2014 the famous "Canary Islands Tango Festival".

Saturday 2nd June

Anibal Lautaro & Valeria Maside

(Buenos Aires)

Aníbal & Valeria, as an Argentine couple of dancers and teachers, represent the traditional style of Buenos Aires with great personality and a youthful touch. They belong to the last generation formed by real milongueros and grandmasters. Their lessons and personal style have led them to traveling around the world with different shows or as teachers at prestigious festivals.

For 10 years now they they have developed a teaching method aiming to simplify the difficult, comfort, hug and encourage naturalness, although without neglecting aesthetics. Their curiosity made them take classes with many teachers and discover very different styles, making them experience different types of hugs, energy, techniques and interpretations that are now very useful to harness the talents and capabilities of each student.

They were cast in "Fascinación de Tango" show on its last tour in China 2009.

As teachers they participated in several International Tango Festival, including: II International Tango Congress Florianópolis (Brasil), II Bio Tango Festival in Barcelona (Spain), Ritmos del Mundo Festival (Belgium), Hoepertingen Summer Tango Week (Belgium), Dansen in't Park Festival (Belgium), La Noche de la Pasión Festival (Belgium); Festival de las Artes in Bariloche (Argentina), International Tango Festival Antwerpen (Belgium), Rojo Tango Festival (London), International Tango Festival Kraysnoyarks (Russsia), Peñíscola Tango Enceuntro (Spain), Festival Aix-en-Provence (France), Very Nice Tango Festival (France), Kerallic Festival (France), Barcelona Tango Festival (Spain).

Currently they are directors, choreographers and co-producers of the show "100% Tango Show". They have regular classes in Brussels, Antwerp and Gent (Belgium).

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Sunday 3rd June

Jorge Cabeza & Melina Lagazio

(Buenos Aires)

Argentians dancers and maestros with a long experience of the tango scene, a couple since 2010, they currently live en Tenerife, where they give classes and develop several kind of activities focused on Tango. Tehy have created a Tango Center called "Siglo XXI" and are the directors of the tango troupe "Tango Tenerife". They have participated as dancers in a huge number of spectacles, including: Orquesta típica de Berazategui (Buenos Aires), Orquesta típica "Los amantes del compás" (Buenos Aires), Ballet 2 x Tango (Buenos Aires), Compañía "Canarias a todo tango", Espectáculo "Don Tango", Orquesta Garajonay, Cuarteto Piazzolla, Tango para cinco, Trío Tangatos, Altertango, Orquesta Juvenil Valleguerra, Trío Tango "Mala Junta", Fabián Carbone trío, Show de tango y folklore "Raíces Argentinas", Show "Pasión y Tango", Show " Malambo", Argentina Gaucho Show. (Marruecos), "El Churrasco" Restaurant grill argentino.