For the first ever, a Brazilian Samba Fashion Show will take place as part of this year's annual celebration. Thats right! Lead by Exceptional Dancer, Teacher, Designer and Mom, Cory Thomas will direct a conglomerate of beautiful ladies and gents in some of her sought after costumes. Cory's designs can be seen "around the world" on some of the finest Sambistas, as they dance in shows, performances and contests!
As if the festival was already jam packed with Bands, Djs, Dancers, Workshops, Activities, Kids Crafts and Food. Its gonna be a party you don't want to miss!
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Kicking off Tuesday with another wonderful addition to this year's 9th Annual Brazilian Day Arizona Festival! Please welcome our good friend, and master of ceremonies, co-hosting this year's festivities, Ms Natalie Fuentes!! Natalie will spearhead the indoor program featuring Workshops, Activities and Fashion Show.
Natalie brings nearly two decades of entertainment and marketing experience and expertise! together, to ensure people always have a great time. With a dazzling smile, and the warmest personality you will ever know, Natalie's background of world traveling, cultural crusading and being a community leader has garnered the official title of being our co-host to keep the festivities rolling!
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Coming into Monday ready to share another guest performer joining at this year's 9th Annual Brazilian Day Arizona Festival! Please welcome incredible dancers from SambAZ Dancers!! These ladies *and gents offer a visual feast with an extravagant performance of Brazilian Samba. This ensemble of dancers radiate sheer energy and passion incorporating the beauty, grace, and spirit of authentic Brasilian Carnaval culture. Prepare yourself to become enticed within the Carnaval revelry of these incredibly gorgeous dancers performing to the hypnotic sounds of in-your-face Samba.
Lead by uber talented dancer, Angelique Marquand Starks, Sambaz is the premier Samba Dance academy in Arizona with performances worldwide. Costumes designed by the talented dancer & designer Cory Thomas.
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Whats over 500 years old, evolved from African slavery in Brazil, combines elements of dance, acrobatics and music?Read Now
Whats over 500 years old, evolved from African slavery in Brazil, combines elements of dance, acrobatics and music? Any guesses? Can we say "CAPOEIRA"! Thats right, Capoeira! Brazil's national pastime (once banned in Brazil) is one our key highlights of Brazilian Day Arizona Festival.
Join our good friends from "Axé Capoeira" as the elite academy performs, and demonstrates an nostalgic workshop / program at the festival this year. The workshop is hands on, group oriented, and very energetic allowing attendees of all ages to join in learning more about the Brazilian tradition.
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Wednesday Mix up! We're mixing things up with another announcement and introducing you to LA's #1 Brazilian DJ!; please welcome DJ Chris Brazil to this year's 9th Annual Brazilian Day Arizona Festival. Come take a journey that is filled with passion, soul, and pulsates with undeniable rhythms of Brazil.
About DJ Chris Brazil
Chris BRAZIL has been a driving force of nightlife & entertainment in Los Angeles since 1986, delivering cutting-edge, incomparable and unparalleled experiences from all corners of the world. As a fixture in the Brazilian entertainment community for the last 10 years, Chris has produced legendary events for superstars in both entertainment & sports, and is the go to DJ for a good time!
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#musicmonday! Kicking off the week introducing another great band at this year's Brazilian Day Festival!Read Now
#musicmonday! Hello and good morning! We are kicking off Monday with another great band for this year's 9th Annual Brazilian Day Arizona Festival!! Please help us welcome a Brazilian Bateria that brings the afro-brazilian rhythms and beats of Salvador, Bahia, our good friends "Batala" will be joining us in 2018! Batalá Los Angeles is part of the larger internationally recognized Samba Reggae family created in 1997 by Giba Gonçalves. Batala Los Angeles was founded in 2013 by Musical Director, Mario Pallais, who has taken his group around the world to play the Afro-Brazilian sounds in Cuba, South America, USA and more!
Batala—an international samba reggae performance group—was founded in Paris in 1997 by Giba Goncalves, a Bahian percussionist (Ilê Aiyê, Olodum, Muzenza, Male Debale, Jimmy Cliff, Tupi Nago, and Kaoma). One of the founders of the Afro Bloco Cortejo Afro, an arts education project to help underserved young people living in poor communities, Goncalves moved to Paris in 1997 and founded Batalá as the European wing of the project. Today, Batala Paris is the oldest of all the international Batala contingents.
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A new day, a new addition to the 9th Annual Brazilian Day Arizona Festival!! Please welcome our Official Host for this year's festival, Miss Brazil Globe 2014, and Host of Brazuka TV!!! Welcome Neise Cordeiro (from Porto Alegre, Brazil) as the face and voice for Brazilian Day!
She is the founder of Brazuka Productions and the executive producer and host of Brazuka TV, a local television show in Las Vegas, Nevada. Neise is not only a TV host, but she is an acclaimed model, actress, writer and the Official Mrs. USA 2016! Neise also collaborates in different charities in her community, in special as a spokeswoman for the Women in Need International Foundation, a non-profit organization focused in programs of recovery for women and children victims of domestic violence.
We are excited to welcome her to be our Host and Correspondent for this year's festival!
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Who's ready for the sounds of Salvador, Bahia, Brazil!! Please welcome Multi-instrumentalist and Olodum alumni, "Caique Vidal" as our headliner for this year's Brazilian Day Festival!
About: Caique Vidal!
Accomplished performer, percussionist, and songwriter from Salvador da Bahia—the center of historic African culture in Brazil. Vidal has diverse training that includes the Creative School of Olodum and the arts program at Liceu de Artes e Oficios da Bahia, where he studied Music Education, Dance, and Theater. Caique Vidal and Batuque presents the vibrations of African music in the Americas performing the rhythms of samba, reggae, and Bossa Nova.
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BIG NEWS! ANNOUNCING THE 2018 LINEUP!
Afro:Baile is excited to announce the official program Line up for the 2018 9th Annual Brazilian Day Arizona Festival! We are overzealous with joy to bring an even bigger music & dance line up with special guests from across Brazil, Mexico and the USA! This year's 9th Annual Festival will showcase a variety of Music styles from places across Brazil including Recife, Sao Paulo, Rio De Janeiro, Porto Alegre and Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. Its gonna be a Party you do no want to miss! Discount Tickets are on sale now starting at just $15.00! and $5.00 for kids! Ticket(s) include ALL concerts and actives, workshops and fun! (food and drink sold separate). Discount Tickets will only be available for a limited time ONLINE, so visit our official Website | www.BrazilianDayArizona.com.
2018 LINE UP SET TO INCLUDE!
CAIQUE VIDAL y BATUQUE
(from Salvador, Bahia, Brazil)
(from Los Angeles by way of Bahia)
(from Phoenix, Arizona)
With Special Guests
GRUPO AXE CAPOEIRA
(from Recife, Brazil)
Hosted By Miss Brazil
(from Porto Alegre, Brazil)
Plus more Entertainment TBA!
Who's ready to come dance with us at the 9th Annual Brazilian Day Arizona Festivall? We're so excited for this year, as we turn 9!!! years old, we can barely stand it!! We're finalizing our 2018 Program roster as we speak and we'll be making Band, Dj and Dancer announcements early next week!! Stay tuned!
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