Marianna Koutandou & Vaggelis Hatzopoulos


European Champions Tango Salon 2013

Vice-European Champions 2012

Greek Champions Tango Salon 2011.


Dancers of Tango Argentino since 2004 and a couple in tango as well as in daily life since 2009. Teaching in many dancing schools of Athens since 2009, until they founded their own tango school, the Academia del Tango in Athens, Greece in September 2011, where they give their classes and their private lessons. They are often invited worldwide to give seminars and shows at various events, milongas and festivals.

Known for the clarity and insight in the technical aspects of the Tango.  Some of their maestros are Silvio La Via, Sebastian Achaval & Roxana Suarez, Sebastian Jimenez & Maria Ines Bogado.


Workshops and Shows to come

  • September 2014           Timisoara, Romania
  • July 2014                       Rome, Italy
  • June 2014                     Lausanne, Switzerland
  • May 2014                      Crete, Greece
  • May 2014                      Lausanne, Switzerland
  • May 2014                      Rimini & Roma, Italia
  • April 2014                     Lausanne, Switzerland
  • March 2014                  Moscow, Russia, invitation by Sebastian Arce
  • March 2014                  Auroville, India
  • January-May 2013    Athens-Thessaloniki-Sparta-Giannena-Corfu-Patra-Preveza, Greece


Activities and Work experience

February 2014

  • Bucharest, Romania at 30H Milonga Love Festival for workshops and  shows.
  •  Nicosia, Cyprus for workshops.

January 2014

  • Cologne, Germany for workshops and shows.

December 2013

  • Lausanne, Switzerland for workshops and shows.

November 2013

  • Lausanne, Switzerland for workshops and shows.
  • Moscow, Russia, invitation by Sebastian Arce.

October 2013

  • Crete, Greece for workshops and shows.
  • Lausanne, Switzerland for workshops and shows.
  •  Budapest, Hungary for workshops and shows.

August 2013

  • Invitation to dance and give shows at five of the most well known and traditional milongas of Buenos Aires: Sunderland, Gricel, Salon Canning, De los Zucca (ex Nino Bien), El Beso.
  • Mundial de Tango de Pista, Buenos Aires, Argentina. 22nd place.

July 2013

  • European Champions in Tango Salon 2013, Rome, Italy

May 2013

  • Rodos Tango Festival, Rhodos for workshops and shows.
  •  Lausanne, Switzerland, at the oldest tango festival in Europe, the  Tangofolies, for seminars and shows.

March 2013

  • Organization of the 8th Athens Tango Festival. Workshops and shows.
  •  Germany for workshops and shows.

February 2013

  • Cretango Festival, Crete for workshops and shows.
  • Participation in the musical Tango Greco at the theatre Badminton, along with very well known Greek singers.

July 2012

  • Vice-European Champions Tango Salon 2012.

May 2012

  • Shows at the 9th Tango Greece Festival along with great dancers, such as Julio Balmaceda, Daniel Nacucchio & Cristina Sosa, Ruben & Sabrina Veliz and others.

March 2012

  • Organization of the 7th Athens Tango Festival. Workshops and shows.

December 2011

  • Show at the Athens Tango Marathon 2011.

September 2011

  • Foundation of the Academia del Tango en Athens, Greece.

June 2011

  • Tango Camp Eretria 2011 for shows.
  • Greek Champions Tango Salon 2011 and participation in the Mundial de Tango de Pista, Buenos Aires, 47th place.

May 2011

  • 8th Tango Festival of Greece for seminars and shows.

Early 2011

  • Show at the Argentinean restaurant El Bandoneon, where they have danced in front of the Minister of Culture of Argentina and the Ambassador of the Argentinean Embassy.

December 2009

  • Participation in the musical-theatrical play Me kokkino kragion along with a well known Greek actress, Mrs. Vicky Koulianou.


 Vaggelis and Marianna

Academia del tango HOME – Ermou Str. 129, Monastiraki, ATHENS, Greece

Academia del tango STUDIO – Agatharhou 15, Psiri, ATHENS, Greece
Tel +30 210 331 0605 / +30 697 330 8930

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