Born and bred in Indonesia, Cristopher Wibowo put on his first pair of dance shoes in 2000. Having trained in Ballroom, Latin Ballroom , Latin, Salsa and Swing Dance and won numerous dance competitions. Cris decided to dedicate his life time journey to Argentine Tango.
In 2007, he began to travel around the world to further pursue. Argentine Tango and fell in love with Tango Salon Milonguero after learning from Maestro Javier Rodriguez and Andrea Misse and has not looked back since. Cris’ extensive list of mentors includes: Milonguero dancers Raul (Argentina) and Lilia (Japan); Nito y Elba; Jorge Dispari y Maria Carmen. Salon dancers Hiroshi y Kyoko Yamao (Japan); Francisco Forquera y Carolina Bonaventura; Gabriel Misse y Analia Centurion, Natalia Hills; Fabian Peralta y Lorena Emocida; Fernanda Ghi y Guillermo Merlo; Miguel Angel Zotto; Leandra Oliver y Laila Rezk; Sebastian Misse y Andrea Reyero. Tango Salon and Nuevo dancers Adrian Veredice y Alejandra Hobert; Anibal Montenegro; Gladys Fernandes; Roberto Herrera y Tamara Bisceglia; Antonino Campostrini y Alejandra Vina; Estanialao Herrera y Veronica Vidan; Ceicillia Gonzalez; Enrique y Guillermo De Fazio (Los Hermanos Macana).
Cris currently is traveling with his partner Michelle Ng from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to various Tango festivals to continue to master the art of Tango under the guidance of Javier Rodriguez. “Tango calms me.” says, Cris.