FROM EUROPE AND BRAZIL
Our bands, DJs and teachers are from Brazil, Europe and Sweden, for we have gathered for you, who each contribute with their own style and touch to forró as a dance and music
Get to know Banda Kalur
Banda Kalur is a Stockholm-based Forró band formed during the pandemic in 2021. The vision was to play swinging forró music with roots from northeast of Brazil with…..
Get to know Forró de Bicicleta
Forró de Bicicleta was multicultural from the very beginning! When Mariana Maia from Brazil and French-Danish Miriam Ariana met in Copenhagen i..
Get to know DJ Jam
DJ Jam is a Paris-based musician and DJ. He has over 20 years experience of in playing, creating and writing music. DJ Jam is a French percussionist with a heart for Brazilian rhyt…
Do not miss Jammaria’s music at the Stockholm forró festival. He will make sure your night is fun and memorable!
Get to know Sampa
From early childhood in São Paulo, DJ Sampa has been inspired by different music styles. He started his DJ career in the early nineties playing Samba, Samba-Rock, Rap, and So…..
Get to know Juliana Braga
Juliana Braga, the Queen of the forró community in Europe, started to dance at the age of 15 and has since made dance her passion and ca..
Get to know Ian Martinelle
Ian Martinelle is a dance teacher from Rio de Janeiro. He’s been dancing for over ten years, going through different dance styles and specializing in Forró an……
Get to know Johanna Sontheimer
Johanna Sontheimer is a dancer and teacher from Stockholm. She grew up with music and dance being a natural part of her upbrin……
Get to know Marcus
Marcus „Detetive“ is a dancer and teacher from Berne. He came into contact with Forró and Brazilian culture in general in the early 2000s through Capoe…