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Brazilian Samba Queen and King Competition

  • The Pressroom
    441 W. Madison St. Phoenix, AZ
  • Dates: October 9, 2016
  • Phone: (480) 510-4741
  • Time: 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Price: $25 (21 and over)

Rainha e Rei do Samba USA 2016 (King and Queen of Samba) is a celebration of Brazilian culture. This is an annual tradition in Phoenix celebrating our world’s diverse musical cultures and fostering global understanding. At this event you will see multiple dance showcases as well as dozens of dancers competing for the National Title. Grupo LIberdade will be there with the sounds, DJ Potira (Los Angeles) will be spinning her eclectic Brazilian tunes and world renowned samba dancers Ana Laidley (Los Angeles), Patrick Carvalho da Silva (Rio de Janeiro), Vanessa Nascimento (Rio de Janeiro), Ana Arruda (Estonia), Mishel Finlayson (Brisbane), Michelle Tobias (Sao Paulo) and Tania Santiago (Oakland) will be teaching, judging and performing.