Wednesday 21 Mar 2018
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STS Festival
2014 International Artists
"Tango can be danced in a thousand different ways, but . . . Without the music there is no dance, no tango, no teacher, no student. A true teacher can only transmit the teaching the music has left him."
"Tete" Pedro Rusconi

Federico Kim & Selene Son

  • - Dancers and teachers based in Busan, Korea. Founded Busan El Bulin Tango Studio in 2014.
  • - Taught and performed in various cities in Korea, including Pohang, Busan, Daegu, and Seoul
  • - Performed in 2012, 2013 & 2014 Seoul Tango Festival, 2012 Beijing Tango Marathon, 2011 Pohang Tango Festival, 2011 Taipei Tango Festival, 2009 Busan Beach Milonga, 2009 Daejeon Tango Festival
  • - Fourth place at the 2010 Asian Tango Championship in Tokyo
  • - Finalist of the 2011 Mundial de Tango


Federico & Selene

Sergiy Podbolotnyy & Ping Yu

Ping and Sergiy are the founders of Shanghai TangoGo dance school, and the organizers of Shanghai Tango Marathon, which takes place every year in mid-November. They have studied with many respected teachers such as Sebastian Achaval y Roxana Suarez, Sebastian-Ariel Jimenez y Maria-Ines Bogado, and Daniel Nacuccio y Cristina Sosa.  

Sergiy and Ping have been invited to perform in many different cities and countries, such as: Beijing, Wuhan, Vladivostok, Hong Kong, Buenos Aires. Also festivals in Singapore, Seoul, and Moscow (at the largest tango festival in Russia - “Moscow Milonguero Nights"); and to give workshops in Ukraine and Russia.

Sergiy and Ping have an enduring passion for tango. They work constantly to deepen their understanding of Argentine Tango and transform their way of dancing and teaching. 

Sergiy & Ping