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Profile: Fabian Salas

Fabian Salas

Fabian Salas is an internationally renowned tango dancer, teacher, researcher and choreographer, famed for his distinctive approach to the dance.

Born in 1963 in La Plata in Buenos Aires province, Fabian was educated in both Argentina and the US, trained as a lawyer and moved to the city of Buenos Aires to practice law and dance the tango.

By 1992, Fabian had begun touring the world as a tango teacher. In 1996, Fabian took part in the filming of the motion picture "Evita", and a year later was one of the main dancers in the award-winning film "The Tango Lesson".

Fabian runs the tango education organisation Cosmotango and has created a series of instructional videos that teach authentic Tango in 10 easy lessons. He is also the principal organizer and director of the Congreso Internacional de Tango Argentino or CITA - the world's most important annual tango event, which brings together tango lovers, practitioners and leading tango artists in the Argentine capital.

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