Celebrate 100 years of Samba Music, Dance, and Culture at this year's 8th Annual Brazilian Day Arizona Festival in Scottsdale. The annual celebration pays homage to what some might say defines Brazil dance styles across the world. While there are many different styles of Brazilian Dance, non other than SAMBA is so widely known worldwide with so much influence! As we get ready to bring in our 8th year at Brazilian Day, we couldn't be more excited to celebrate such an amazing milestone for Brazilian culture.
100 Years of Samba. Count it again, 100 years!!! So! We're doing it up right with a lineup that will represent live Samba Dance, Music, and Performances throughout the day! Its gonna be a dancing good time! You have 6 months to get your dancing shoes ready, your dancing legs, and your samba costumes together, because Brazilian Festival is going to be one you will not want to miss!!!
Discount Tickets and Group Rates ON SALE NOW!
Bom Dia! Happy Monday! We are excited to launch the New 8th Annual Brazilian Day Arizona Festival website! The redesigned website is the exact feel, style, and groove we are going for in 2017 as we celebrate 8 Years of Brazilian Independence Day in Scottsdale, Arizona. The new site will feature even more photos, videos and special features on all the upcoming talent that will be performing, teaching and taking part in this years' festival!
So, go head, click around, see what we've done! More announcements coming soon with special guests, bands, entertainment, teachers and more!! Make sure you get on our email list!!!
As a friendly reminder! The annual festival is set to take place on Saturday September 23rd 2017 from 2pm - 9pm at the beautiful Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Scottsdale! Tickets and Info at www.BrazilianDayArizona.com
Boa Tarde! We hope everyone is enjoying the new year, and enjoying this beautiful winterish season! We couldn't be more excited to announce the official date for this years' 8th Annual Brazilian Day Arizona Festival! The annual Brazilian Independence Day celebration will take place on Saturday September 23rd 2017 at the beautiful Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts! The outdoor and indoor festival will feature more than 50 musicians, dancers, djs, performers, teachers, and artists creating a beautiful day of Brazilian culture. The all ages, family friendly event is the largest, and longest running awarding winning festival of its kind in Arizona! Its with all of your help, and support we've been able to keep this little festival that could, and make it into the biggest festival that could!
In just a few weeks, we'll be lunching a brand new website, new merchandise, discount tickets, and of course our big line-up for this year's festivities!! Once again the festival will be day time and night time, giving attendees a day time festival, and a night time carnaval! We hope you will join us this fall! Sign up for the latest news, updates and discounts at www.BrazilianDayArizona.com
Attention: Brazilian Day Arizona Festival friends and community!
Some big news for the valley!
A brand New Brazilian Steakhouse is coming to the east valley (mesa) and they are Hiring!!!
Rodizio Grill - Mesa - is opening soon and they are hiring!
Located at Village at Dana Park (Baseline and Val Vista), Rodizio is the first and the most authentic Brazilian steak house in the U.S.
They are currently looking for staff for all positions - a smile and a good attitude are the only requirements!
Please send resume to: RodizioJobs@gmail.com
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Bom Dia! Happy Friday! What a way to kick off the weekend! We are celebrating with glimpse of just some of the beautiful moments caught at this year's 7th Annual Brazilian Day Arizona Festival. We had such a great time exploring Brazilian culture, past, present and future! For Now - Press play! We have more video and photos coming! Stay Tuned!
Bom Dia! Happy Wednesday! We're almost through the week and we have lots of photos we've processed since the festival! Its been exciting seeing so many of your familiar faces, and meeting many more new people who attended this year!!
All PHOTOS COPYWRITE - PHOTOGRAPHER: JUAN LOZA - ALL RIGHTS RESERVED - 2016 - BRAZILIAN DAY
What a thrill it was to host the lovely ladies and gents, from SAMBAZ! These beautiful dancers are the premier Brazilian dance group in Phoenix and across Arizona. Founded by Angelique Marquand Starks, this talented team of Sambaistas has stormed the US at major festivals, events, and nationally recognized dance competitions.
Push Play and Enjoy their performance at this year’s 7th Annual Brazilian Day Arizona Festival!
Thank you Yana Sky for posting the video!
ALL PHOTOS COURTESY OF PHOTOGRAPHER - TERRY SHELTON. ALL RIGHTS RESERVEVD - COPYWRITE 2016 - BRAZILIAN DAY
On behalf of Afro:Baile and Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, we want to say MUITO OBRIGADO (Thank You very much), to each and everyone of you who attended this years 7th Annual Brazilian Day Arizona Festival. We also want to send a huge thank you to all of our performers, dancers, djs, musicians, singers, instructors, academies, artists, vendors, foodies, sponsors and friends who really made the festival come together as a community.
Thanks to Axé Capoeira Arizona, Jay Camara, Axé Alex Pirulito,DjSeduce, Chris Brazil, Batala Los Angeles, Mario Pallais, Grupo Cupim Do Samba, Jahgun Jahgun Jahgun, Renni Flores, Kawambe-Omowale African Drum & Dance, Gracie Barra Scottsdale Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu & Self Defense, @Daniel Piper Musical Instrument Museum - MIM, Joey Formiga Morales, Dave Ware, Dana Ware, Danja Russ Details, SambAZ Dancers, Angelique Marquand Starks, Jam Sani, Juan Loza, Slleyk da Bahia, Inaie Ramalho, Corporate Caterers PHX, Triple Dot Food Truck,Alex Verkruijsse, GoDaddy Tempe, Cary Lackey, Xingu Beer, AAA Arizona, Az Patio Cover Sun Control Llc, Sedona Pines Resort, Gustavo Dantas, Phoenix Art Museum, azcentral, BD Designs, Mijana Grill Az,Menassa Abinader, Me Brigadeiro, The Lure Carts LLC., Paletas Betty,Jamburritos Cajun Grille - Express, Breezy Pop, AND EVERY Single staff member from our Production crew, grounds crew, audio crew, clean up crew, and board staff at SCPA!!
Keep an eye out for!
Tons of Photos and Videos, plus your Q&A, and tons more to come.
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Photos by Jam Sani Photography.
TODAY IS THE DAY!
The 7th Annual Brazilian Day Arizona Festival is Today! Saturday September 24th 2016 at the wonderful Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts from 2pm - 10pm! The festival is all ages, family friendly, and a great time!
WHAT TO EXPECT?
We're going to have beautiful weather, delicious food, tasty drinks, and a true Brazilian Experience of Live Brazilian Music, Dance, Performances, Workshops, Art, Film, Activities and more! This year’s theme will celebrate both Brazil’s Independence Day and the country’s beloved Carnaval with a multifaceted presentation of Brazilian culture taking place both indoors and outdoors. The celebration will kick off with an outdoor main stage featuring live music, DJs, and dance performances, while local vendors, mobile eateries and a fun children’s crafts area will keep attendees having a good time until the sun goes down. At sunset, a Batucada (drum line) parade will ensue around the Festival encouraging attendees to wave their Brazilian flags, dance and follow along for a good time. As day becomes night, lights will shine brightly with dancing, costumes and performances to the sounds of samba, samba-reggae, pagode and axé music – right from Carnaval!
$15.00 (12 & up)
$7.00 (11 & under)
Purchase at the festival box offie starting at 2pm.
Come Early! Stay Late! Its a full day of Brazilian Culture and Community!
Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts
7380 E. 2nd Street / Scottsdale, Arizona
Doors at 2pm - 10pm / All Ages
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