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30 of August 2009

Winners of the VII Tango Dance World Championship, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Tango Salon

The Seventh World Championship in Tango Argentino, organized by the Ministry of Culture of the City of Buenos Aires, has proclaimed the new world champions in the Tango Salon category.

The new champions are the Japanese dance couple Hirosi Yamao and Kyoko Yamao, who won first place in competition with 45 other finalist couples. Second place was won by a dance couple from Columbia, Edwin Robert Leon Medellin and Jenifer Arango Agudelo, and the third place was won by Argentinian couple Jorge Marino and Sara Parnigoni.



Winners in the Tango Salon category

1st Place
Hiroshi Yamao and Kyoko Yamao - Japan - World champions in the Tango Salon category for 2009 (in 2007 they won third place)

2nd Place
Edwin Leon and Jenifert Arango Agudelo - Colombia

3rd Place
Sara Parnigoni and Jorge Mariño - Argentina

4th Place
Mauro Zompa and Sara Masi - Italy

5th Place
Roberto Montenegro and Yuriko Tsunehiro - Argentina

6th Place
Nestor Azorin and Jesica Arfenon - Argentina

7th Place
Alejandro Hermida and Paola Tacchetti - Argentina

8th Place
Andrey Panferov and Natalia Alyushkina - Russia

9th Place
Mario De Camillis and Barbara Wainnright - Argentina

10th Place
Diego Ezequiel Perez and Soledad Cantarini - Argentina



Winners in the Stage Tango category (Fantasy Tango)

1st Place
Jonathan Spitel and Betsabet Flores - Cordoba Capital Argentina

2nd Place
Cristian David Correa and Manuela Rossi - Villa Allende, Cordoba Argentina

3rd Place
Cristian Andres Lopez and Nao Tsutsumishita - Tokio, Japon

4th Place
Hector Ismael Reyna and Maria Belen Bernasconi - Cordoba, Argentina

5th Place
Maximiliano Cristiani and Maria Belen Bartolome - Capital Federal Argentina

6th Place
Luciano Caceres and Karen Digiovanni - Zarate, BsAs Argentina

7th Place
Juan Pablo Bulich and Rocio Garcia Liendo - Ciudad de Buenos Aires, Argentina

8th Place
Mario De Camillis and Barbara Wainnright - Ciudad de Buenos Aires, Argentina

9th Place
Leonel Di Cocco and Natalia De Assuncao Correia - Lanus, Argentina

10th Place
Alejandro Beron and Aldana Rocio Silveyra - Monte Grande , Argentina

From 14th to 23th of August

7th World Tango Championship in Buenos Aires

Between 14 and 23 August the City offers the greatest tango Festival, featuring free shows, exclusive performances, tributes, premieres of original productions, lectures, seminars, interdisciplinary spaces and appearances by both established and emerging artists of the genre. The Festival will be immediately followed by the City’s 7th Dance World Cup.

For two weeks, from 14 to 31 August, the City will ooze Tango, establishing itself as a great showcase of the tango activity throughout the year and also as a launching pad for new versions of an immortal music, the soundtrack Buenos Aires boasts before the eyes of the world.

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