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Portland TangoFest 2023

Due to circumstances out of our control we need to move the dates of our festival.

Hopefully these changes will not deter you from joining us!

Portland TangoFest 2023

September 14 - 17, 2023

online  Registration available TILL September 13, 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.

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 14 -17, 2023

Welcome to Portland, the City of Roses! From beautiful Washington Park and the Japanese Gardens to the many hiking and biking trails, Fall is an exceptional time to be here!

There are a myriad of activities to enjoy! In your packet you will find a QR card to direct you to “everything Portland.”, including attractions, events, transportation, places to dine and tax-free shopping opportunities.

www.travelportland.com will also provide you with a more detailed description of the above.

Enjoy the festival and have a great time exploring!

Have fun dining at our recommended restaurants

more to come

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Portland TangoFest 2023

New Dates

September 14 - 17, 2023

more to come