'Louis' kindly left this comment on my post a day or two ago:
'In case you have some friends coming to Asia in the near future, this is
just to let you know that Cacho Dante will be coming to Hong Kong,
Seoul and Singapore during October-November. I understand that this will
be the first time he is coming to Asia. This was made possible thanks
to my good friends in Hong Kong.'
The post is a year old now, a year old to the day, as it happens, so I thought I should drag the comment out into the open in case anyone is in Asia, or thinking of going there.
I took Cacho's classes a couple of years ago. I found him very disciplined and methodical in his teaching: he also takes trouble to observe everyone very carefully, and advise them on walk and posture. The stories he tells on his website suggest a lively, fun-loving guy, but he takes his tango teaching very seriously, and the classes are concentrated, hard work even, and an excellent preparation for long milonga nights. I've seen young portenos from those classes dancing in the milongas, and I thought they looked good. Tango teaching in classes is something new, but I believe that Cacho, balancing exercises with social dance with teaching sequences, has got it right. It's all in the approach: he's not teaching you to show off, he's teaching you to dance well, and he expects you to take him, and tango, seriously. Very, very welcome. The 'good friends in Hong Kong' who invited him are to be emulated!
His website has been updated and now has links to his YouTube videos, and photos of Cacho with his students around the world.
PS. Here is the blog page with dates from the organisers of the tour.