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First China Trial of Tango Buenos Aires Festival and Dance World Cup 2013 Held in Beijing

Time:2013-06-03Editor:Zhang WeixiaoResource:Department of American & OceaniaPrintingSize:LargeMediumSmall

Vice President Xie Yuan Attending Ribbon-Cut Ceremony

The First China Trial of Tango Buenos Aires Festival and Dance World Cup 2013, co-organized by the Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries (CPAFFC) and China-Argentina Tango Association lowered its curtain on June, 2nd. Peng Danyang and Jia Lin, the two dancers from Beijing won the championship of Salon Group. They will represent China to compete in the final of International Tango Championship in August in Argentina.

Vice President Xie Yuan Addressing the Opening Ceremony

At the opening ceremony, Mr. Xie Yuan, the vice president of CPAFFC said in his address, this competition was the first trial of Tango Buenos Aires Festival held in China. Beijing and Buenos Aires were friendship cities. The competition provided not only  a platform of showing talent for the tango lovers, but also an opportunity of harmonious cultural exchange for the two cities. It had made great contribution to enhancing the friendship between the two peoples.

Ambassador to Argentina Delivering Speech

H.E. Gustavo Martino, the Argentine Ambassador to China said, he always had a wish of holding the tango competition in China, as well as introducing tango and Argentine culture to the Chinese people; now he was glad to see this wish had come true.

Ms. Xu Xuanyi, the president of China-Argentina Tango Association introduced the status of this competition, and gave her best wishes to all the contestants and the success of the competition.

Vice President and Mr. Ambassador with the Champion Winners

Tango was introduced to China in the beginning of 21st century. Now, there have been many promoting organizations and fans in Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu, Guangzhou, Hong Kong and Taipei. It has become of new civilized and elegant way of social life. The success of China Trial in Beijing, promoted the tango’s development in Beijing, strengthened the cultural exchange between China and Argentina, enhanced the friendship and mutual understanding between the peoples. 

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