#AboutUs

The word "Malevos" has very strong Argentine Tango roots, and appears in many letras (lyrics) of Tango. "Malevos" is Lunfardo (an old dialect developed in the lower classes of Buenos Aires in the late 19th century, and is considered the language of Tango), usually referred to the men who hung out in the old Tango neighborhoods such as La Boca, always perfectly dressed, well poised, usually loners dwelling in the streets, bars and milongas, their souls filled with tango, alcohol and women. 



The Founders and the Masters



Sandra Mok
was introduced to Argentine Tango in 2004 while studying at the University of Chicago, USA. Musically trained since she was young, while being both a swimmer and an athlete, Argentine Tango came naturally to her. Her passion for the dance led her to visit Buenos Aires 4 times since 2008, each visit bringing her new insights, feelings and understanding to the dance. She has studied intensively with Argentine tango legends, Javier Rodriguez y Andrea Misse, and Sebastian Misse and Andrea Reyero. She has frequently been invited to perform in Taipei, Hong Kong, Seoul, Sydney and Shanghai. She co-founded "Las Chinitas" and "La Bruja" in Hong Kong respectively to promote tango and its culture through organizing workshops and milongas. In February 2010, she quit her job as a corporate banker to devote herself full-time for tango. In the same year she also launched her own handmade tango clothing line, "Sandrini" that has grown to be very popular among tangueras in Asia.
Felipe Hsieh
began his tango in 2002; he was attracted deeply by the tango dance, music, and culture, and learned from the World's greatest Argentine tango masters - Javier Rodriguez, Andrea Misse, Sebastian Missé, Andrea Rerero. He combines the spirit of the various tango masters and creates the teaching system -- the cornerstone of Malevos Tango School. In the past 10 years, he has taught or performed in Seoul (Korea), Sydney (Australia), Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam), Moscow (Russia), Macau, Guangzhou, Shanghai, Beijing, Taipei and various cities in Taiwan. Felipe also has performed tango in TV shows in Taiwan. He worked the dance director for music videos. Through his engineering and industrial design background, he started his own tango shoe brand "FELIPE.H" in 2014. Also, he created the Tango Ideogram Writing System to record tango sequences in his book "INITIAL TANGO", published in 2018.



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Felipe y Sandra

2018
MAY - Show in 10th Seoul Tango Festival, Seoul, Korea
APR - Interview on TV program "拉近文化" I-cable TV, Hong Kong
MAR - Show in Gala night of Sebastian Jimenez y Joanna, Danzstage, Hong Kong


2017
JUL - Tango Show "Tango Time", Eslite Performance Hall, Taipei
MAY - Show for Civi Party 11th Year
MAR - Gala Night for HK Intensive Tanguera Week with Stella Misse
JAN - Tango Show for Centaline Charity Run Carnival 2017, The Square, HKSP


2016
DEC - New Year's Eve dinner show at Buenos Aires Polo Club, Central, Hong Kong
NOV - "Milonga Danza Maglina", Gala night milonga of Javier Rodriguez Workshop (Sandra & Javier )
NOV - "Tango Apasionado" Concert at Sheung Wan Civic Centre, Hong Kong
OCT - Tango Show for the Opening Ceremony of the Latin American Pavilion of 21th Macau International Trade & Investment Fair*, The Venetian, Macau
OCT - Russia Tango Congress International Dancers Performance, Moscow
SEP - "Our Last Tango" Movie screening Pre-show Performance, Broadway Cinematique, HK
SEP - Tango Show for Argentine Dinner, International Culinary Institute, Hong Kong
AUG - MOViE MOViE "Life is Art" Pop-up Mini Fest Workshop and Performance, PMQ, HK
JUN - Qatar Airways 10th Anniversary Gala Dinner, HK
MAY - Vinexpo*, HKECE, Hong Kong
MAY - Qatar Airways 10th Anniversary celebration street performance, Hong Kong
MAY - Gala Night for HK Intensive Tanguera Week with Stella Misse (Felipe & Stella), Hong Kong


2015
DEC - Promotion programme and Showcase of community dance, Shatin Arts and Culture, Promotion Committee, Sha Tin Town Hall Plaza, Hong Kong
NOV - Grand milonga of Javier Rodriguez HK Workshop (Sandra & Javier), Hong Kong
NOV - Entertainment for Argentine Dinner, International Culinary Institute, Hong Kong
JUN - "Alfa Romeo 4C" launch ceremony, Hong Kong
JUN - Opening of LoveU Milonga, Hong Kong University, HK
APR - Grand Spring Milonga with Argentine maestros Carlos Rivarola y Gladys Fernandez by Tangotang, the Mariner's Club, TST, HK
FEB - "Tango with Western District" at Orange Peel, Hong Kong


2014
DEC - Rotary Club Hong Kong Annual Ball, Hong Kong
NOV - Performers for Argentine Tango Festival at Kee Club
NOV - Felipe y Sandra Tango workshop for Tango Argentino Macau Club, Macau
OCT - Dancers and actors in "Rose Love Letters" by Prospects Theatre, Hong Kong
SEP - Asia Fruit Logistica*, Asia-World Expo, HK
SEP - Asia Seafood Expo*, HKECE, HK
MAR - Felipe y Sandra Tango Workshop at Corazon Tango, Taipei


2013
DEC - Major Artist at Saigon Tango Festival, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
DEC - Performers at HKCCC New Years Eve Ball, HK
NOV - Performers for Private Wine tasting party, HK
NOV - HK International Wine & Spirit Fair* , HKECE
OCT - 18th Macau International Fair* @ The Venetian, Macau.
SEP - 1st Haikou International Youth Experimental Arts Festival, Hainan, China
SEP - Asia Fruit Logistica*, Asia-World Expo, HK
SEP - Asia Seafood Expo*, HKECE
MAY - Food and Wine Expo*, HKECE
MAY - International Dancers Show, Seoul Tango Festival, South Korea
MAR - Live dancers for "Waltz meet Tango", Concert by Pan Asia Symphony Orchestra, HK
MAR - Performer for Restaurant's "Argentine Month" special menu promotion*, HK
FEB - Teacher and performer for 24hr One Billion Rising V-Day Dance-a-thon, TST, HK
JAN - Performer for Shik Shak Shok @ Y-theater, Hong Kong


2012
DEC - 20th Anniversary party for Annabelle Studio HK
NOV - Welcome Milonga of 2012 Hong Kong Tango Festival
OCT - Opening show for 17th Macau International Trade & Investment Fair*, The Venetian, Macau.
AUG - "Tango Passion Night", Tangotang, Hong Kong
AUG - 68th Fall/Winter Wedding Expo (Belgium Diamond House) @ HKCEC
JUL - HTM 2nd Anniversary, Hong Kong
JUN - 2nd BeiJing International Tango Weekend, Beijing
MAY - International Dancers Show, Seoul Tango Festival
APR - Arts Interim Programme, The Harbour School, Hong Kong
MAR - Felipe y Sandra Workshop and show, Corazon, Taipei
MAR - Felipe y Sandra Tango Workshop, El Bulin, Seoul
MAR - Felipe y Sandra Tango Workshop, Taichung
FEB - "Forever Romance with Art and Music" concert, Museum of Art, Hong Kong
JAN - "la prairie" product launch party, Hong Kong


2011
NOV - Dily's 20th Anniversary, Hong Kong
OCY - Shanghai Tango Festival Asia Milonga, Shanghai
SEP - Sydney Tango Salon Festival International Milonga, Sydney
JUL - Masa Loft Milonga, Tainan
JUN - Corazon Taipei Tango 1st Anniversary Milonga
MAY - National Taiwan University Student Milonga, Taipei
APR - Andres & Isabel Workshop Grand Milonga, American Club, Taipei


2010
DEC - New years Eve Milonga, Tanguisimo, Taipei
DEC - National Taipei University Student Milonga, Taipei
OCT - Milonga Sentimental, Hong Kong
OCT - CTV Variety Big Brother TV Show, Taipei
AUG - Living Mall 5th Dance Extravaganza, Living Mall, Taipei
JUL - 1st Taipei Tango Weekend, Corazon, Taipei
MAY - Milonga Esencia 3rd Anniversary Celebration, Taipei
JAN - Milonga Esencia, Taipei


2009
DEC - Tango dance direcgtor for pop music video (方大同/黑白)
NOV - 1st Seoul Milongueando , El Bulin, Seoul
OCT - Milonga Las Chinitas, Hong Kong
MAY - Tango Tang 10th Anniversary Poolside Milonga, Hong Kong


2008
SEP - Danshui MRT Dance Summit "Tango, Tan-go", Taipei
JUN - Sunday Night Milonga, Orange Feather Studio, Taipei


*Performances invited by the Argentine Consulate in Hong Kong

#GuestMasters
the Guest Masters

Javier Rodriguez
is one of the most influential Argentine Tango teachers in the world, highly sought after in international festivals and workshops, one of the judge of the World Tango Championship for the final round every year. He is no stranger to the Asian tango scene, having made his first visit here in 2003 and is one of the key maestros in both the Taipei Tango Festival and Seoul Tango Festival. Together with his late partner, the divine Andrea Misse, he has played a huge role in cultivating the traditional tango environment as we see today in many Asian cities, introducing the cabeceo and the codigos of the milongas, and nurturing some of the best dancers in the region. He is known for his elegant and musical dancing, as well as his ability to make students feel tango in a more profound way. Many have emerged from his classes feeling inspired and changed, both technically and mentally.

Javier will give workshop in Hong Kong every November.
Sebastian Missé and Andrea Reyero
are a rare species in the Tango world, being dancers who grew up with tango from an early age, during a time when the greatest tango dancers from the golden age of tango still graced the milongas. They were among a very small group of children during that time who learnt directly from the legendary tango figures, and have inherited from them the techniques and knowledge that have made them one of the very few dancers of their generation who are able to master the dance at such a high level. Sebastian is from the famous Missé tango family. His greatest influence was from Migueland Osvaldo Zotto, and one of the greatest tango dancers and innovators in history, Antonio Todaro. Sebastian met Andrea Reyero at the age of 14, who was already an accomplished tanguera, having learnt from celebrated salon dancers like Alberto Villarrazo, "Pupy" Castello, "Toto" Faraldo and others. They have danced and taught together for over 20 years, and are now one of the most acclaimed and reputable Argentine Tango dancers and teachers in the world.

They will come to give workshop in Hong Kong every July.
Stella Missé 
is part of the famous Misse tango family with her siblings Andrea, Sebastian, and Gabriel, and a shining star in her own right. She began studying Argentine folk dance at the age of 5 and from the age of 7 began her studies in Argentine Tango with her siblings under Maria and Carlos Rivarola, Miguel Angel Zotto and Osvaldo Zotto. As a young girl she frequented the milongas with her family, where she danced and learnt with the great milongueros such as Osvaldo “Cachito” Mantegaza, Ernesto “Pupy” Castello, Pedro “Toto” Faraldo, amongst others. Since childhood she has given performances in the legendary dance halls alongside the greatest tango figures of the 80s and 90s.From the age of 17, she began to work in tango shows in Buenos Aires such as La Cumparsita, Tango 1921, Museo Casa Carlos Gardel Tango and Tango x 2 by Miguel Angel Zotto. She participated in major festivals around the world to replace her sister Andrea Misse during her pregnancy in 2009, partnering with Javier Rodriguez. In 2010 she returned to Buenos Aires to join the cast of the tango show, “Senor Tango” until 2013. In recent years she gives private classes and performances mainly in Buenos Aires, while traveling around the world to spread her art.