Who is Who?

We like to present to you the people behind all these wagons on our TangoTrain, to give you a feel of who we are, and what we have to offer!

Wouter & Jan Dirk Wouter & Jan Dirk

Partners in crime, joined forces in 2006, organising their TangoTerras salons at one of Amsterdams finest and most spectacular locations: the Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ.
They have organised the Amsterdam Tangomarathon for the last 9 years.
Wouter is also owner of the fine restaurant the CousCousClub and Jan Dirk was the editor of the Dutch tangomagazine, La Cadena, for many years

arjan-marianne-tangotrain14 Arjan & Marianne

Dance tango since 1991.
Their experiences are based on numerous stays in Buenos Aires and their contacts and lessons with Pepito, Aurora and Firpo.They teach since 1994, run the thriving tangoschool Tango Amsterdam, and organize the weekly and monthly milonga De Plantage. Arjan & Marianne perform regularly ao in 2006/7 in the show Tango Heroes of Carel Kraayenhof.
Arjan performs many years as dj ‘el Irresistible’.

Marijke Marijke

She is a visual artist and a dancer. The culture and artistic quality of Argentine Tango inspired her to create 7 dance productions; 16 international Tangomagia festivals; and Amsterdam milongas such as De Boksschool and salon De Duif.

As a teacher, amongst others she initiated the TangoN project (tango for young people) in collaboration with the Amsterdam University.
She organizes her favorite milonga, Tango11 (Kompaszaal) since about 12 years.

Corine_b Corine

She has been at the heart of Amsterdam tango for over 20 years, promoting, teaching, inviting high profile milonguero maestros and organising the La Bruja milonga since 2007.
Always on unique locations, La Bruja has become the favourite of milonguero style dancing in Amsterdam.

Mira & Lucas

Mira (Netherlands) & Lucas (Argentina): dancers and teachers of the fresh Amsterdam scene. Their motivation is to share their passion and encourage people to discover the beauty of the pure tango while finding their individuality and uniqueness in it. And the beauty of sharing quality dance with your partner and the others in a friendly and welcoming environment.


Kaoru & Roshan Kaoru & Roshan

Roshan Warjavand is a fervent tango dancer and private tango teacher in Amsterdam. Kaoru Yamamoto, also a passionate tango dancer, is a visual artist and gallery owner of the beautiful KYAS ART SALON in the centre of Amsterdam. Together they organize KYAS TANGO SALON which offers tango lessons and the monthly Saturday Night KYAS TANGO SALON. An event that offers a combination of tango dance with live music and visual art.


Rodrigo is the host of the popular friday milonga El Berretín that opened March this year. The Newyears Eve milonga will be hosted with Paolo, Evelien & Tara Margo.