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From Cosenza-Italy, professional dancer and coreographer Ciccio Aiello met tango after a 20 year career in classical and modern dance. He began his studies in classical dance in 1978 and was part of the Skandeberg company (1987-1991) with which he appeared in many operas in the Rendano Theater of Cosenza. After a long career and training in various dance forms, during which he was invited to present his work on television ( Maurizio Costanzo Show e Un Milione al Secondo di Pippo Baudo) and the cinema (Giorni Felici a Clichy di Claude Chabrol, 1990), in 1991 he met tango thanks to his friend and colleague, Cesira Miceli. Since then a new era begins next to maestros like Pablo Veron, Gustavo Naveira, Giselle Anne, Chicho Frumboli, Ezequiel Farfaro, Eugenia Parrilla, Julio Balmaceda,Corina de La Rosa etc. and supported by Cesira Miceli he founded a new tango school in Calabria.
In 2004 together with Elda Cosenza, his first partner in this adventure, shows for the first time his work in tango in the historic festival Invasioni of the city of Cosenza and founds together with her and others “Calabriatango”. Since then and up to now he spreads all over Calabria his teaching method, performing also in shows for the theater.
2005-2009 he dances with Elda Cosenza in various shows all over Calabria: Noche de Tango with the orchestra Serrensamble and direction F. Perri; Pasional direction L. Colombo; il Musical Bastimenti direction C. Perri; Evolución del Tango, author and interpreter, with i Non Solo Tango Quartet. Since 2009 he began working outside with the dancers Cristiana Casuscelli and Elisabetta Borgese, with whom he presented the show Forme in Movimento together with the Tango Sonos Quartet, and with the argentinean Pamela Damia, with whom he created the show Tang….Osando. He is the interpreter of the tango scenes in the film Cruel Tango by Salvatore Metastasio (2011). Artistic director of the Cosenza Tango Festival that will take place in november for the fith time, of the summer version Tango & Benessere.
He has taught numerous workshops and seminars and has been invited to various tango festivals all over Italy (Meditango Festival Roma, Palermo Fashion Tango Week, Siracusa Pasquettango, Tango Tendencia Rimini). He gives regular classes in the entire Calabria (Cosenza, Lamezia Terme, Catanzaro, Corigliano, Rossano) and collaborates with Mujeres de Tango in Napoli and Isernia.
In 2012 he met Sofia Galanaki in the seminar of Chicho Frumboli in Cagliari and after the first dance together they decided they wanted to work together! So in 2013 they began collaborating giving seminars in both Crete and Italy.