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Fabián Salas is an Argentine Tango dancer, teacher, and choreographer from Buenos Aires, with over 30 years of professional experience.
Born in 1963 in La Plata, capital of the 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 in 1988.
By 1992, Fabian had begun touring the world as a tango teacher becoming then, one of the first professional touring teachers in history and opening in such way, many doors to others who later decided to join this activity. In 1995 he started an investigation group which led to the development of a revolutionary way of understanding, teaching and dancing the tango. 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".
He has also participated in projects for the BBC, such as being a host for “The real… Buenos Aires” and “BBC World Services Radio”.
Fabian runs the tango education organizations Cosmotango, TangoPal & Tango Brain and has created a series of instructional videos to teach authentic Tango in 10 easy lessons. He is also the founder, organizer and director of CITA (Congreso Internacional de Tango Argentino); the world's most important and longest running annual tango event, which brings together tango lovers, practitioners and leading tango artists in the Argentine capital.
Fabián has judged professional tango competitions in Argentina, Europe and the USA. He has tutored numerous dance couples towards success both on stage and competitions.
In 2015 he was awarded Outstanding Personality of Culture, due to his distinctive approach to the dance. Tango lovers around the world acclaim him as a Master Teacher and performer extraordinaire. He was also awarded "Best Master" by Premios Tango in 2018.
Currently, he is partnered by Lola Díaz, who also has a very active career.
Together they have successfully taught Tango to thousands of students in Argentina, Brazil, USA, Canada, Mexico, Australia, Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong, UK, Italy, Spain, France, Germany, Switzerland, Belgium, Norway, Finland, Russia, Greece, Turkey, and other countries.