Do you remember Lambada? Do you know the origins? Forró is probably the most popular dance in Brazil, but outside of Brazil almost nobody knows. Original from the northeast of Brazil, it is one of the most traditional dances from the country. Foreigners get crazy when they try it. It is very sensual.
Forró was first brought to Brazil by foreign immigrants who came to work in the north and northeast of the country. It was first called ‘for all’. The name change happened because of the Brazilian accent, many people could not pronounce the name in English and it was adapted into the name that we know nowadays.
This music genre has gained widespread popularity in all regions of Brazil, because it is closely associated with Brazilian ‘Festas Juninhas’ (June parties).
This is one of the RioLIVE! Activities that most surprises our Portuguese language students, because it puts them in contact with a new dance reality that they are not used to. So what do you say? Do you want to learn some dance moves to impress your friends? Want to know what a one-on-one Brazilian dance feels like? Come with us, let yourself loose and dance!
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Meeting 14:30h at Rio & Learn
Costs: R$15 (1 hour class)