Do you like Samba? Even with the pandemic we will bring a piece of Brazil to YOU. This is the Fourth Annual International Samba Congress, the biggest celebration of samba outside of Brazil, now, ONLINE. The three-day event provides a unique cultural experience through theoretical and practical learning about this strong, important, energy-filled rhythm that originated in Brazil in the early 20th century and won the world.


Between July 3th and 5th, 2020 people from the United States and from different countries will meet at the ONLINE attend lectures, classes and workshops on the history of Samba and how to dance it, dipping into the characteristics, origins and variations of rhythm , taught by more than 30 Samba professionals from Brazil.


Performances of cultural groups-including the Adriana Lima’s Female Malandro Contest, in which women present themselves incarnating the male icon of the culture of Samba - Bands and special guests will also sparkle the nights with much samba and their different genres, taking the Public to an authentic Brazilian party.


If you love Brazilian culture, join us in this incredible experience. Individual and group tickets are already available at eventbrite  


Ana Malandro

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Dancer, Choreographer, Instructor and Artistic Director of Malandro N' Motion Dance.

Teaches Samba in the USA for 24 years. She is the pioneer in researching on the Malandro's movement in the USA.

Paraded over 30 years in several Samba Schools in Rio de Janeiro such as Estacao Primeira de Mangueira, Estacio de Sa, Viradouro and Uniao da Ilha.

Rodrigo Marques

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Dancer, Choreographer, Instructor, and Artistic Director of the Cia de Dança Carlinhos de Jesus, choreographer of the Musical  "OPERA DO MALANDRO" 


Directed the First Ala (Comissao de Frente) for Uniao Ilha do Governador, Estação Primeira de Mangueira, Vila Isabel and Beija-Flor.

Patrick Carvalho

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Dancer, Choreographer, Instructor, and Founder of Cia. Dom.


Popularly well known by his participation in the Brazilian Dancing with Stars


Choreographer of First Ala of several samba schools and several times awarded for his incredible choreographies.


Among the samba schools that Patrick has worked is Beija-Flor, Ilha do Governador, Inocentes de Belford Roxo and Vila Isabel.

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