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Portland TangoFest 2023

September 28 - October 1, 2023

Portland TangoFest 2023

September 28 - October 1, 2023

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  • 48 hours of dancing
    • 3 Matinee Milongas
    • 2 Alternative matinee milongas
    • 4 Evening milongas
    • 3 practicas
  • 3 days of classes taught by our guest teachers
  • A chacarera class and a reverse lead and follow class.
  • Great DJs

We are proud to announce our 2023

Guest Teachers

Gustavo Naveira
& Giselle Anne

In the world-wide community of Argentine tango, there are few maestros that are sought after everywhere as much as Gustavo Naveira and Giselle Anne.
Rooted in the tradition of Argentine tango, the teaching method of this iconic couple exposes their students to the vast and complex variations intrinsic to the tango dance.

Maja Petrović
& Marko Miljević

Maja and Marko, a lovely young couple from Croatia, bring to our festival an amazing fresh energy and fun approach to the tango. Don’t miss the chance to study with them.

Luciana Valle
& Matias Sotto

Luciana and Matias have been working together in Buenos Aires for many years. Matias is one of the most talented students Luciana grew. They are now working together and sometime traveling and teaching abroad.

Special introductory classes

Chacarera workshop

Elizabeth Wartluft, a wonderful Portland teacher with an incredible depth of knowledge and research, will introduce us to this very nice and sweet Argentinean folk dance. Chacarera is regularly danced at the milongas and practicas in Buenos Aires to bring a sense of lightness and play to every event.

  • Elizabeth Wartluft

    As a teacher Elizabeth is highly focused on preparing the body for the dance. Her deep knowledge of body mechanics allows her to guide her students to where they need...

Reverse Role workshop

Yelizaveta Nersesova has a mission: she wants to empower women to build and embody confidence as leaders on and off the dance floor. In this workshop she will introduce Followers to the art of the lead and Leaders to the secret followers develop to open a dance conversation.

  • Yelizaveta Nersesova

    Yelizaveta is a dancer, teacher, and organizer in the Los Angeles, CA area. She has been dancing social tango since 2009 and used to live in Portland OR. Her...

Portland TangoFest 2023

September 28 - October 1, 2023

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Portland TangoFest 2023

September 28 - October 1, 2023

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