Carnival Weekend at Guanabara

Carnival weekend is looking pretty good at Guanabara. It starts with Movida Corona’s DJ competition on Thursday 25th, then live bands on Friday (Balanco Tropical) and Saturday (Paraisso) and finishing off with a late opening time on Sunday for their hugely popular forró night.

Here’s all those details in full:

Thursday August 25th
Special Event: Movida Corona DJ Competition

The Movida Corona DJ Competition sees a series of high profile DJ’s competing for a spot in the finals in order to get European Recognition. 2009’s Winner & Guanabara Resident DJ Limao is spinning on the decks, keeping the crowd warmed up as the new talents showcase what they’re made of!

Friday August 26th
Favela Blocparty Presents London vs Rio
FREE before 9pm, £10 After

Exploring the dancefloor-focused connection between London and Rio in a journey through old school funk, R ‘n’ B and commercial rhythms to Brazilian house and party beats, with a live set from Balanco Tropical and DJs Limao and Larissa on the decks.

Saturday August 27th
Brazil Rocks
FREE before 8pm, £10 After

Guanabara and Brazil Rocks bring the vibrant, exciting and dynamic culture of contemporary Brazil to the heart of Central London. The world’s best Capoeira, Brazilian circus performers, live music from Paraisso and DJ D Vyzor ont he decks makes for a pretty good-looking Saturday night.

Sunday August 28th
Forró until 4am
FREE before 8pm, £5 After

Come down and party till 4am with a special guest DJ on the decks playing Brazilian chart music all night long! Early in the night, join in the forro lessons and test your moves with DJ Andre playing traditional forro ‘pe-de-serra’ and LIVE Ban, Zeu Azevedo and Forrodaki! Traditional dishes and drinks at Happy Sunday prices, with beer from £2.50!


August 25th – 28th
Carnival Weekend
Parker Street (Corner of Drury Lane)
Covent Garden,
London WC2B 5PW
Tel: 020 7242 8600

Open from 5pm – 2.30am Mon-Sat
Sunday from 5pm – Midnight
Happy Hour: Monday- Saturday – 5:00pm-7:00pm* 50% off all drinks incl. champagne.
Happy Sundays: House Beer £2.50 * Caipirinha £3.50 All Night
***Please note that HAPPY HOUR times are subject to change)

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