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Forró 1

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Mancini Galatea


UZH Zentrum, SOC 1-101


40.00 CHF for students, otherwise 80.00 CHF

Thursday, 18:30 - 19:45
11. Nov. - 16. Dec.


Forró it's a couple dance from the North East of Brazil that emerged in the second half of the 1900s. This dance interprets a musical tradition and culture that merges elements of european ballroom dance with brazilian rhythms.

Forró it's inclusive, easy to learn and higly rewarding dance and we are really looking forward to meeting you!

To know more about forró origins visit:óó


About the teachers: Galatea and Sampa

We run Forró Vinyl, a project in Zürich that aims to promote and divulge brazilian musical tradition throug dance and Vinyl culture. Find out more about us and our project at:

Autumn Ball 2020 demo


About this course

This course it's open to all and we'll focus on laying the foundations of the dance. By the end of the first 6 classes you'll have developed a repertoire that will allow them to enjoy, interpret and dance freely at social events.

The class are designed to build skills gradually, therefore we recommend to keep a degree of consistency in the attendance.

The main language of class will be English.


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