Posts Tagged 'forró in London'


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

JD’s guide to dancing forró in London

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.

The kings of forró land in London

For the first time in London, dance to the amazingly contagious sound of Bicho de Pé, one of the most popular bands of Forró in Brazil. Support from London based Trio da Ilha and great tunes by DJ Forró Kindred.

Learning Latin dance in London

Jungle heads out into the field to find the best tips from the world of dance in London “I got married at forró”, says Aruna de Oliveira Costa. Her statement might sound weird at first, but it represents how something first

Latin dance classes in London

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