Summer of Lambazouk recap

Summer of Lambazouk recap

The summer of Lambazouk is just about wrapped up. Still many sunny days are left in Finland - at least we hope! Sometimes it feels the summer just slips through your fingers… but not quite: we've had an amazing season full of smiles & dancing! And we thought we'd share some of highlights here.

  • Return of the Jedi | May
  • Summer start: beginner courses at Shamsina | May/June
  • Visiting the neighbours in Stockholm | June
  • Lambazouk explosion in Helsinki - Lambazouk Week with Ricardo Ferrari | June
  • Improver workshops with Lambazouk special treats: Boneca & WiFi | July
  • Sweet summer dancing | June-August

And:

  • Winter is coming .. but not yet! What’s to come this autumn?
  • Useful links

 

Lambazouk events around the world

Lambazouk events around the world

Are you looking for great events to dance lambazouk?

In the global Brazilian zouk community there are lots of well known congress and festivals! Noora from Lambazouk Finland keeps a list of major events with all styles of Brazilian zouk in her Zouk The World blog's calendar. But if you're looking for festivals that are specifically 'lambazouk friendly' - meaning an event with a good amount of lambazouk workshops as well as lambazouk dancers & music in the parties - this list below is for you!

Guest starring this June: Danniel Navarro!!

Guest starring this June: Danniel Navarro!!

You may have heard the rumors... and it is true! We will have another guest star at this June's special Lambazouk weekend with Ricardo Ferrari & Anna Claudia Leite: Danniel Navarro!! Don't let the picture fool you, this charming dancer & actor all the way from Brazil will be sure to smile his way to your hearts.

Last day for the early bird price!

Last day for the early bird price!

In one month we have the top Lambazouk teachers in terms of dedication, technique and through-the-roof energy here in Helsinki: Ricardo Ferrari & Anna Claudia Leite, all the way from Brazil!

Book your spot today May 17th for the early bird price!

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Presenting: Anna Claudia Leite (and special news for ladies!)

Presenting: Anna Claudia Leite (and special news for ladies!)

This June we have a special treat arriving to Finland all the way from Brazil! Ricardo Ferrari and Anna Claudia Leite from Movimento Lambazouk will be in Helsinki teaching us Lambazouk on 17-18 June 2017

And now we also have great news to the ladies joining the Lambazouk weekend:
We've added one extra class of ladies' styling in the weekend program, on Sunday 12:30-13:30! And guys, you're welcome to join too!! Anna Claudia will teach you how to hold your body with balance, style and elegance in various movements and how to spice up your dance at the right moments. Normal price of the ladies' styling class is 15€, discount price 10€ for those attending the whole workshop weekend!

Presenting: Ricardo Ferrari

Presenting: Ricardo Ferrari

Ricardo Ferrari, the founder of Movimento Lambazouk from São Paulo (Brazil), will be in Finland on 17-18 June 2017. We will host two days of Lambazouk workshops with Ricardo and his partner Anna Claudia Leite.

Presenting: Ricardo Ferrari!

Ricardo has been dancing and studying Lambada, Lambazouk and Brazilian Zouk for 20 years. He is the head of Movimento Lambazouk in São Paulo, Brazil and has been teaching Lambazouk for years all around Brazil, Argentina and Europe. Ricardo is very passionate about his teaching and that can be seen in the results. In his teaching he is very clear and precise and he always gives feedback on his classes. The atmosphere on his classes is always happy and energetic, you are learning while you are having fun. Having fun and spreading the good energy is the most important thing for him in dancing Lambazouk.

Presenting: Maria Cristiani

Presenting: Maria Cristiani

This November we will have very, very, very special guests in Finland: Gilson Damasco and Maria Cristiani! It's a rare chance we get to host the legends of Lambazouk, and safe to say.. we are excited! Known for his clear explanations and warm attitude, Gilson has been one the most sought after zouk teacher ever since Brazilian zouk arrived to Europe. Maria’s stunning technique has won her many prizes in international competitions. They are finally together in Helsinki on November 11-13, sharing all their knowledge - and their big big smiles!

Sign up here!

 

MARIA CRISTIANI (ARGENTINA)

Maria Cristiani starting dancing Lambazouk 13 years ago in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Maria is know for her razor sharp dance technique, excelling in balance, coordination and elegant styling. Dazzling on stage and on the dance floor, she is hard to miss with her radiant smile!

Presenting: Gilson Damasco

Presenting: Gilson Damasco

This November we will have very, very, very special guests in Finland: Gilson Damasco and Maria Cristiani! It's a rare chance we get to host the legends of Lambazouk, and safe to say.. we are excited! Known for his clear explanations and warm attitude, Gilson has been one the most sought after zouk teacher ever since Brazilian zouk arrived to Europe. Maria’s stunning technique has won her many prizes in international competitions. They are finally together in Helsinki on November 11-13, sharing all their knowledge - and their big big smiles!

Sign up here!

 

GILSON DAMASCO (BRAZIL / THE NETHERLANDS)

To those who know a bit about Brazilian zouk, Gilson Damasco is no stranger. Traveling around the world all year round, he is one of the most popular and sought after dance teachers in the Zouk scene. Working internationally ever since the Brazilian zouk started to spread from Brazil, Gilson has been instrumental in helping to build Zouk communities around the world and he is 'til today working tirelessly to make the dance known.

Gilson is well known for his utterly warm & welcoming attitude and his big big smile. He shares his positive spirit in his classes, giving clear explanations of dance technique and how to best lead a partner. Undeniably, he is known as one of the best Lambazouk teachers of the world!

20-21 Feb Schedule - Lambazouk weekend with Olaya & Papagaio approaching!

20-21 Feb Schedule - Lambazouk weekend with Olaya & Papagaio approaching!

Here it is: the awaited program for our coming Lambazouk weekend with Olaya & Papagaio! We put our thinking hats on designed this to the last detail to bring the best out of your learning :)

At this moment the registration is still open but we have limited spots so make sure you sign up NOW!! The workshop pass until this Friday (12 Feb) is 85€, from the door it's 90€ (if available).