The tango show, which is a special program of Sakura Tango Festival that fascinates the audience with original performance, will be held for the first time in two years.
Astor Piazzolla, legendary tango composer and bandoneon player.
Even if you don't know tango, you have probably heard its music.
What kind of music was Piazzolla pointing to, even though he was accused of "destroyer of tango" o "assassin of tango"?
What would be a tradition?
Piazzolla once made a career change from tango to classical music. Although he later returned to tango, it was not tango that he played before.
This fifth edition will present some important stages of Piazzolla's life with passionate performances by guest musicians and dancers and sporadic use of audiovisual media.
was an Argentine tango composer, bandoneon player, and arranger. His works revolutionized the traditional tango into a new style termed nuevo tango, incorporating elements from jazz and classical music.
Musicians & Dancers
Hiroki Kiyokawa / Kosuke Yoshida (Bandoneon) / Mayu Yonemura (Contrabass)
Kosuke Sakata / Akira Sakai / Chihiro Matsushita (violin) / Sachiko Horibe (piano)
A Japanese tango orchestra formed by contrabassist Masashi Goto with musicians in the Kansai region.
They started their activities in November 2018 and continues to hold regular concerts.
They held their first commemorative concert in October 2019 and the second concert in December 2020. Since 2021 they have started playing milongas in addition to concerts, and are currently an important orchestra in the Kansai tango community.
The orchestra has a repertoire that ranges from classic tango like Troilo, Darienzo and Sarli to contemporary pieces like Piazzolla.
Their motto is to introduce the diverse musicality of tango to music fans of all genres and expose people to tango as an art through collaboration with dance.
A dance teacher at the Mecca of Tango “La Viruta”, Juan Guida came to Japan in 1998 bringing with him his fresh style. After teaching at the Argentine Tango Dance Association, he started Argentango Ltd. in order to promote the Tango in Japan at every level: As a Dancer, Teacher, Choreographer, Event and Milonga Organizer, and inviting guest dancers from abroad. Having been selected as a member of the jury for the Asian Round of the World Tango Competition every year since its inception, as well as the Japan World Tango Festival 2005, he is recognized as one of the most influential personalities of the Tango in Japan.
Quickly becoming the most charismatic and influential tango teacher and dancer, he has since performed in many shows and musicals around the country and abroad, sometimes managing guest artists as well. He has starred in TV commercials and left his imprint in almost every Japanese media; his name is synonym of tango in Japan. He is also the founder of TANGO XXI and alma-mater of Zero Hour, the most successful and populated milonga in Tokyo, widely celebrated as the most authentic. Today, he keeps setting the highest standard in both stage and salón tango.
Dancers of Tango and Argentine Folklore.
Member of the IUNA Tango Company from 2008 to 2012.
Participation in the Tango World Cup in the years 2009, 2010 and 2011.
Finalist in the Precosquín Festival (2009).
Tango World Cup 2014 Semifinalist, Stage Tango Category.
Rome Tour 2014 Leonardo Neck Company.
Tango World Cup 2015 Semifinalist, stage tango category.
China Tour with the Tango Desire Company 2016 - 2018.
Finalist of the Precosquin contest 2017 - 2019.
Assistance of Direction and Choreography of "Seedbed of Rebellions".
Member of the Tango company “Tangografía”.
Joaquín Besga and Laura Smart were among the best 25 couples of the Stage Tango category at the Mundial de Tango 2018.
They were finalists of Tango de Pista category at the Campeonato de baile de la Ciudad 2018-2019.
In 2019 they realiezed tour in Vancouver, Victoria Island, Canada at that time they were Tango Champions, 2019 Stage Tango category at Southern California Tango Championship in Los Angeles, California, USA.
They recently worked for the Taura Tango show chosen within the framework of the Cancun International Music Festival, Mexico.
From 2018 to 2020, they were instructors at Tango Evolution in Buenos Aires. From 2018 to 2019, they belonged to the Tango Nuevo Cabaret dance company directed by Serguei Tumas, and performed at Teatro Coliseo.
They currently reside in Tokyo, Japan for the time of two years 2021-2022 as Argentine Tango Artists and teachers.
They have been dancing together for 20 year.
They have learned from the most important teachers and milongueros in Buenos Aires, place where they were born.
They joined to ACETA in 2006 (Argentine Tango Styles Academy) and has studied with many different milongueros, teachers and choreographers for one year.
They have visited, to teach and dance, several cities in Argentina, Europe and Asia.
They have danced in different Dinner-Shows in Buenos Aires and several Tango Companies. They have dance in numerous theatres around the world.
They are Tango lovers. Theyenjoy Tango Salon and Stage too, feeling Tango not only as a dance but as a lifestyle.
Corporacion Tango and Taconeando Tango
Leandro Haeder had played a number of dance shows in 2016, such as Montreal International Tango Festival.
He teaches with trust at El Beso “La Casa de la Milonga Permanente”.
In recent years, he has taught in France, Taiwan, Canada, Thailand, Austria, Indonesia, etc., including Tangomatter and a dance school by Ezequiel & Geraldina.
He has been invited several times to Efecto Tango in Tokyo since 2017.
Shinji lived in Argentina, the home of tango, for more than five years to learn from various Maestros. Also, Natsune started learning Argentinian Tango in her teens. They started working together in 2014. They are both musicians as well as dancers. Shinji is a Tango guitarist and Natsune is a Jazz singer. Their CDs are on sale, and their particular style of music has earned a good reputation. They have performed and run workshops inside and outside Japan. They are getting noticed and have recently been awarded prizes in the competitions listed below.
In 2015, they were runners up in the “Salon Championship of Tango Marathon” in Tokyo.
In 2016, they came 4th in the Stage section of the “Tango World Championship” in Korea.
In 2016, they came 3rd in the Milonga section, and 4th in the Vals section of the “Metropolitan Championship” in Korea.
Jona studied with Argentine tango teacher Francisco Folquera, a noted instructor for producing many first-class dancers.
His dance is characterized by the manliness that tango has and the elegance.
In Japan, she participated in famous singer Akemi Ishii's "Lambada" tour as a backup dancer.
Jona has the title of high level instructor and is planning to direct production-filled tango shows and entertainment.
- 1984 Champion of the National Folklore Championship in Peru
- 2016 Champion of the Tango Salon category of the Tango Dance Indonesian Championship
- 2016 Champion of the Tango de Pista category of Tango Dance Championship Filipino Tournament
- 2021 Champion of the Tango de Pista Señor category of the Tango Dance Asian Championship
Haruna has made a commitment to the performing arts and has been interested in expressing music with her body or interpreting music through physical expression since she was child. And she still has the same passion when she dances tango.
She studied tango with Christian & Nao and many other well-known dancers in Japan and abroad.
Haruna actually resides in Tokyo and continues her study of Stage and Salon Tango.
Through 10 years of experience in classical ballet she learned the importance of physical skills in dance and uses them for tango. Her dance with the knowledge of piano, violin and singing highlights the dynamic interpretation of music.
- 2019 3rd placer of the Tango de Pista category of the Tango Dance Western Japan Championship
- 2019 Finalist of the Tango Dance Asian Championship
- 2019 Champion of the category Single and winner of the Tango de Pista category of the the Tango Dance Shanghai Championship
- 2021 Champion the Salon Tango category of the Chiqué Tango Championship
Advanced ticket sales will be started at 1:00 pm on February 16, 2022.
All assigned seats
Seating will be allocated by the Organisers and the seat cannot be selected.
If you want adjacent seats, please purchase at the same time.
On entering the venue, people attending the event must go through temperature control, sanitize their hands and signing the health checklist.
The door will be opened from 1:30 pm on the day, so we recommend that you arrive early.
Advanced Tickets: 3,000 yen
* Students (under 25): 2,000 yen
* Milonga Full Pass or/and Workshop Pass of Sakura Tango Festival holders: 1,500 yen
■ The number of seats will be limited. If all seats are sold out with advanced sales, the day ticket sales are not available.
■ Students must show their student identification cards at the entrance to get discount.
■ Preschool children are not admitted.
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6º SOLARIA STAGE, 2-11-3 Tenjin, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka 810-0001
Located in Tenjin, the center of Fukuoka city.
Direct access from NISHITETSU BUS CENTER and NISHITETSU FUKUOKA (TENJIN) train station.
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