PONTITANGO

PONTITANGO "The Tango Ambassadors" is a Firm advocated to Promote, Educate, Entertain & to Lead to its maximum expression Tango Lessons & Events . PONTITANGO Combines a Symbiotic expertise in Business, Life style & The Entertainment Industry. These Dynamic conditions allow us to focus manly in Organizations that provide entertainment to their members and those that rely on entertainment for their success, as well as for individuals with high level of prospects in their private venues. PONTITANGO Employs a custom-made approach to all our services and Client presentations to maximize our performances. We collaborate with Clients to jointly define expectancies and identify the steps, timeframes, roles, budget and responsibilities for achieving those expectations.

PONTI DEL MERCADO I

PONTI DEL MERCADO a Marketing Professional is the Founder and President of PONTITANGO "The Tango Ambassadors". Company dedicated since 1993 to provide Instructions, Exhibitions, Promotion and Lecture on Tango & History in Washington DC. He discovered Tango at a very early age inspired by his mother, an Argentine Tango Dancer Blanca Mercado and her memories of Stage Tango. As a performer he has participated in numerous Multicultural & Social Events, among them The Argentinean Festival. The Embassy of Argentina and The Embassy of Uruguay hosted many of his Tango Performances and Lessons. His curriculum is extensive and diversified with appearances in; The World Bank, The Inter-American Development Bank, OAS, Social Security Administration, Library of Congress, National Building Museum, Department of Homeland Security, Masonic Temple, Woodrow Wilson House, Russian House, Washington Club, The Latino Coalition, Miss Latina USA, NOVA College & George Mason University his Alma Matter among others.

" THE TANGO AMBASSADORS "

"  THE TANGO AMBASSADORS  "
PONTI DEL MERCADO & ZULI RUSSI Master Tango Instructors & Performers (703) 866 - 5459

PONTI DEL MERCADO II

PONTI DEL MERCADO In 1999 he met Zuli Russi who became his Associate and best Friend, same year he performed at Wolf Trap for the Annual Fund Raising , that has Argentina as its main theme. He had the honor to share the stage with the most world-renowned Bandoneonists such as; Alejandro Muzio, Daniel Diaz, Daniel Binelli, Ruben Juarez y Raul Jaurena. Some of his performances have been followed in local media such as The Washington Post, Baltimore Sun, Washingtonian Magazine, FOX TV, TELEMUNDO and UNIVISION among others. "The Lesson" & "The Tango Dancer" are some of the movies he participated along with documentaries and TV commercials. Due to his Art and Talent maintains a friendship for over a decade with Actor & Tango Enthusiast Robert Duvall and wife Luciana Pedraza. "My passion for Tango growths in me daily, as a natural exponent of its art and uniqueness".

ZULI RUSSI

ZULI RUSSI is a Health Care Professional born in Uruguay, where she grew up amidst Tango. Her father a Tango singer and poet, is responsible for instilling in her soul the love for the music of del Rio de la Plata. In 1999 she partnered with Ponti and became a Tango dancer, hence achieving a dream she cuddled in her heart throughout her life. She states: “Tango is the most pure and genuine expression of one’s passion, romanticism and creativity. An unique experience that allows you to deeply and spiritually connect with your partner without the need to say a single word”. Together with Ponti, they have brought Unparalleled Tango Style to Film and Stage. She is not only Ponti's main dance partner but also an Associate of PONTITANGO and VP. 2007 is the year to be remembered, she said: The Argentinean Festival of Tango & Folk celebrates it´s 20th aniversary and the most wellknow tango in the world and her favorite tango, " La Cumparsita", turns 90 years old.

PONTI DEL MERCADO & CHRISTINE YACOUB

PONTI DEL MERCADO  &  CHRISTINE  YACOUB
PONTITANGO@YAHOO.COM (703) 866 - 5459
PONTITANGO Clients among others are : The World Bank Group, The Inter-American Development Bank, Wolf trap, FOX-TV, STARDUST Productions, TELEMUNDO-TV, Metropolis Pictures Entertainment, The National Building Museum, The Organization of American States, The Embassy of Argentina, The Argentine Festival, EURONET, Travel The Horizon, The Masonic Temple, Department of Homeland Security, The Embassy of Uruguay, Things To Do, Fundraisers, Weddings, Bohemians Nights.

ANDREA BELLA

ANDREA  BELLA
PONTITANGOPLUS - POFESSIONAL BELLY DANCER

PONTITANGOPLUS

PONTITANGOPLUS are professional performers that joined PONTITANGO Group with the same standars of professionalism show in all our Tango Dancers. We open opportunities to all professionals in the entertaiment industry who would like to be part of our succesful team. Please feel free to contact us at Pontitango@yahoo.com

MILONGAS - BANDONEON

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ZULI RUSSI

ZULI  RUSSI
From Uruguay

CHRISTINE YACOUB

CHRISTINE  YACOUB
From Lebanon

CHRISTINE YACOUB

Christine Yacoub an Interior Designer and wellknown Tango Dancer in Washington DC is originally from Lebanon and has been performing with PONTITANGO since 2003. She is a very gracious and talented Stage Tango Dancer, an inspiration, a pleasure to watch and to dance with.

FABIANA FRANCO

FABIANA  FRANCO
From Argentina
Fabiana Franco an Argentenean born is a natural tango dancer with a Typical Tango Porteno Flair from Bs.As. She has recently joined PONTITANGO with great enthusiasm and expectations.

KIM VAN DRAKESTEIN

KIM  VAN  DRAKESTEIN
From USA

Thursday, April 26, 2007