Lazos de Tango by Jonathan Spitel
Lazos de Tango – Jonathan Spitel
Friday 16th at La Salsera
Yatay 961 – 22:00hs
In 1996 Jonathan Spitel began his formal dance studies in Argentine and Latin American folklore in Córdoba, Argentina at the age of 16. He entered the artistic company Sangre Latina in 1998, performing Argentine and Latin American folklore and tango. Jonathan moved to Buenos Aires Capital in 2008, where he began working in tango salons such as Piazzola Tango, La Cumparista, Tango Palace, La Casa de Aníbal Troilo and the Viejo Almacen. During his career he has received honorable mentions and the Latin American Prize for Dance, and was honored by Danzamérica in 2005, 2006 and 2007. He received the Incentive Award of the city of Córdoba in 2007. In 2009 he won the World Championship of Tango Escenario in Buenos Aires, along with dance parter Betsabét Flores, enabling them to participate in shows and festivals in various countries of Europe, Asia and throughout Latin America. They have been declared guests of honor for their activities contributing to the cultural interest in the cities of Santa Fe, Jujuy and Paraná (Entre Rios). Jonathan and Betsabét are directors and choreographers of the show “A Pasos de Tango.” He serves as a juror in various subsites of the World Championship and also judges other national and international competitions, including the Buenos Aires Championship in 2015. He has also trained several couples in the World Championship of Tango in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.