Posts Tagged 'forró in London'
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
As no doubt many JD readers are fully aware, forró is that slightly lesser known Latin American partner dance (salsa being arguably the most popular and practised), which is fuelled by the characterful sounds of the accordion and the triangle.
Samba The ultimate symbol of the identity of Brazilian music, samba bears roots in African dances and was developed from Bahian samba rodas (in a round), with the Afro-Brazilian style frequently associated to capoeira. Part of Brazilian Cultural Heritage, samba