Benefit Milonga – I stand for Ukraine

Portland Tango Community
Benefit Milonga
I stand for Ukraine

Tango Fundraising For Ukraine

We Have All Seen The Horrific Images. Here Is Something We Can All, As The Portland Tango Community, Do Together To Help!

Organizer: Linda Remes-Machtelinckx

  • Some local Ukrainian will join us and share their experience.


WHEN: Saturday, April 2, 2022

WHERE: Dance With Joy Studios in Sellwood. 8051 SE 16th Ave. Portland, OR 97202

TIME: 3 to 6pmDJ: Jerry Wallach

ENTRY Fee/Donation per person: $15 preregistered online/ $20 at the door.

You cannot come but you want to contribute anyway? Donate to Direct Relief.


  • Open to all, tango and non-tango participants.
  • For the safety of all proof of vaccination is required.
  • Face Masks optional, but recommended.
  • Light food and non-alcoholic beverages will be available or bring your favorite dish.

All Proceeds will go to
direct relief

Direct Relief, a highly rated non-profit based in Santa Barbara. They have a link to send medical equipment to Ukraine.

This event is organized by Linda Remes-Machtelinckx, Portland, Oregon with the kind support of and help from some Portland tango teachers and tango community members.

Linda was born and raised in Belgium. Her mother was born in Kamenets-Podolsk (Kam’yanets-Podils’s’kyy), about 450 km from Kiev, Ukraine. After WWII, the Ukrainian side of Linda’s family scattered in Moscow, former Czechoslovakia, Belgium, and France.

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Fundraising for Ukraine

Live Music with Rita Sabler and her orchestra CIAO FELICIA.

Portland Tango News December 2021

Portland tango News: December 2021

Tango is slowly coming back

Tango in Portland seems to be slowly coming back. At least this is what most of us is hoping after two hard years without the possibility to go to our favorite events the Milongas.

To check what is happening in town take a look at the Portland Tango calendar here.

For your convenience this is a not complete list of the currently active events:


  • Tango Classes with Elizabeth Wartluft at 700pm every Thursday at Shabu Studios

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