MATTEO ANTONIETTI & RAVENA ABDYLI
Matteo starts dancing Tango Argentino 20 years ago, when he was still a very young dancer.
has climbed the peaks of National and International competitions and in a short time has won three times, the European Champion Title, World Champion in IDO competitions, a Cup of the world, and again the title of Italian Champion and Absolute Champion.
He won the competition held in Cagliari, the Rosso Tango Art festival.
He participated in the ITALIA’S GOT TALENT broadcast of Canale 5 and shared the stage with orchestras such as: Tango Spleen, Lo que Vendra and Hyperion Ensemble. He danced at the 25th Anniversary Incontri in the land of Siena in the concert:TE AMO, ARGENTINA musiced and directed by the great Antonio Lysy and Menuhin Academy Soloists.
He has performed in the prestigious Zotto Tango Academy in Milan, in Moscow with Sebastian Arce and Mariana Montes, and as guests at the Tango Festival in Belgrade, Serbia. Matteo had the honor of performing with the great Argentine dancer Mariana Montes in the Argentinian Tango Festival on the Sea, organized by the couple Marcela Guevara & Stefano Giudice, receiving a great public consensus.
They say about him: “Italian by birth, but Argentinian in the way of interpreting music”.
Ravena started dancing at the age of 8; classical dance was its starting point, but during its artistic growth what distinguished it is its great versatility in dance, which allowed it to study and dance various styles of dance, modern / jazz dance, dance contemporary, hip hop and Latin dance. Graduated as a classical ballet teacher Cecchetti method at the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing, he left a few years later teaching dance to engage totally in the world of Argentine tango.
Ravena, teaches and performs with her current dancer Matteo Antonietti nationally and internationally.
They teach with fixed cadences in Ravenna, Forli, Pesaro, Fano and Ancona, but have been called as guests in various schools of Italy. has also had the opportunity to share the stage at the prestigious Colores Tango show, organized by the Bari Tango Congress, with some of the best tangance couples in the world.
They took part in the Argentine Tango European Championship held in Cervia on 2 July, obtaining a very high 4th place out of 80 pairs from all over Europe.
In December 2018 they won the first prize in the “Pelando Variacion” championship, thus becoming European champions of variation.