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Dançar a Cidade – Afro Dance

AFRO DANCE  Producer, Teacher and Dancer: Irina Leite Velho Musicians: António Duarte and Mestre Kabum In African dances, the body is the main instrument of expression since, according to ancestral wisdom, it’s through our body that the energies of the cosmos and nature that are being invoked are manifested. These are used as a way […]

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Dançar a Cidade – Bollywood

BOLLYWOOD Dancer/Teacher: Diana Rego Musicians: Marc Planells – Sitar and Vocals/Francisco Cabral – Tabla This is the highly characteristic dance of Indian cinema. Flamboyant, sensual, adrenaline-filled and with wonderful body movements, emphasising the moves which arise from a fusion of various Indian dance styles and some Western ones. The music is infectious, encouraging dance and […]

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Dançar a Cidade – Samba

SAMBA Teacher/Dancer: Rafael Paixão Musicians: Centro Cultural e Escola de Dança Espaço Baião Samba is a musical and dance style that is indisputably linked to the genesis of Brazilian culture. It was essentially a fusion of African and indigenous music forms with some European influences that, over time, turned Samba into one of the main […]

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Dançar a Cidade – Dance Hall

DANCE HALL Dancer/Teacher: Melissa Cardoso Musicians: Xalalá (Ricardo Don e Denny Azevedo) Dancehall was born in the ghettos of Jamaica and moves to the sound of raggamuffin, a musical style typical of the country. Raggamuffin is similar to reggae, but with a more electronic sound. In the beginning, the steps resembled those of hip-hop, but […]

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Flamenco e Sevilhanas

Flamenco & Sevillanas An afternoon dedicated to Flamenco and Sevillanas, two similar (and often confused) dance styles. At this workshop, come and find out the differences and try your hand at these dances which always light up dancehalls and parties around the world. Born out of a fusion of various cultures, these rhythmic dances require […]

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Afro House e Kuduro

Afro House & Kuduro Kuduro emerged from the neighbourhoods of Luanda in the 1980s as a dance style that evolved into a music genre, becoming a musical phenomenon in Portuguese-speaking countries as well as in other parts of the world. Afro-House piggybacked on the success of Kuduro and is now the most popular musical style […]

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Dança do Ventre e Bollywood

Belly Dancing and Bollywood Have you always been fascinated by belly dancing, but never dared give it a go? Despite the sensuality of its movements, this dance actually originated in ancient religious rites and there are records of its existence in Ancient Egypt and Babylonia. The dance consists of vibrating movements, undulations and rotations that […]

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Tango / Milongas

TANGO / MILONGAS For one afternoon, the Rosso de Palma will be transformed into an open-air dance hall, where the Tango and Milongas will be setting the beat. They say that the Tango “is a way of communicating through the body what words cannot express”, somewhere in between the intimacy and the almost mechanical precision […]