Rio Rhythmics’ Carnaval Parade & Party
Saturday 6 February 2016
Embrace the summer vibe and take to the streets to celebrate Brazilian Carnaval right here in Brisbane’s West End.
Venue: Motor Room
4pm Brazilian band
5pm MC welcome followed by Forró lesson
5:45pm Brazilian band
6:30pm Xango Capoeira Roda, continues into Boundary St to meet the Parade
7:15pm Parade finishes
8pm Brazilian band
10pm Venue closes
Entry: Registration required (see below for details)
Location: Boundary St between Vulture and Melbourne Streets
6:30pm Parade starts
7:15pm Parade finishes in the Motor Room
Register to be part of the parade
Get a taste of the real Carnaval experience and parade with us. No previous dance experience required, just a sense of adventure and community spirit.
1 HR Samba Bootcamp 10am or 11am, Saturday 23 January. Learn simple sequences that you can call on during the parade.
1 HR Technical rehearsal with percussionists @3pm Sunday 31 January
Hire of an authentic Rio de Janeiro Carnaval costume (not bikinis)
Early Bird $60*
Round 1 $80*
Round 2 $100*
*plus Eventbrite booking fee
Click here to register on Eventbrite
Learn to dance
Get a jump start on the parade and attend our Weekly Samba classes Tuesdays from 5:40pm at Xango Capoeira, 349 Montague Rd West End. For course information click here.
Sound like your cup of tea? Call us to get involved on 3844 1824 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Whether you’re a dancer, musician, seamstress or willing to volunteer – we would love to hear from you.