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It's not all just Zouk at the First Annual DC Brazilian Zouk Festival

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The contents of this Article was taken from the DC Brazilian Facebook event

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DC'S FIRST ZOUK FESTIVAL IS SPONSORED BY:
- The DC Bachata Congress "The World's Largest Bachata Festival"
- Ferocity Dance Company
- Selo Productions
- StuckOnSalsa Entertainment
- Vita Coco

Click here to rsvp on Facebook and to get info on how to purchase tickets and updates on schedule of events

WHAT IS ZOUK?
Also known as "Zouk-Lambada", Brazilian Zouk is a sensual partner dance with origins in Lambada (aka "the Forbidden Dance") and danced to "Zouk" rhythms made popular in the French Caribbean. These days the dance has developed deeply with influences in classical dance, street dance and other partnered styles (Forro, Samba, Salsa, etc.). The music that we dance to has also evolved with the introduction of various genres of music (i.e. hip hop, R&B, pop) that have similar rhythmic structures and/or a danceable lyrical component.

Zouk is known best for flowing motion and upper body movement (i.e. body waves), giving rise to the woman’s dramatic “hair flicks”. The dance is close with an intimate partner connection.

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WHAT'S GOING DOWN?Wednesday - 06/04/14

Zouk/Kizomba Takeover at The Salsa Room
Arlington, VA

Thursday - 06/05/14
Zouk/Kizomba Fiesta Tapas Restaurant & Lounge
Washington, DC

Friday - 06/06/14
Zouk with the Monuments 10am - 3pm
Meet & Greet 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Workshop 9:00pm - 10:00pm
PARTY 10:00pm - 3:00am
Washington, DC

Saturday - 06/06/14
Tentative schedule:
Registration 10am - 11am
Workshops 11am - 5pm
PARTY 9:30pm - 3:00am

Washington Court Hotel
Washington, DC

Sunday 06/07/14
Tentative schedule:
Registration 10am - 11am
Workshops 11am - 5pm
PARTY 9:30pm - 3:00am
Washington Court Hotel
Washington, DC

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PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS NOW!

https://dczoukfestival.eventbrite.com/

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HOW MANY BALLROOMS?
Not 1..Not 2..but THREE Ballrooms on Saturday night!

1 - All Brasilian Zouk Room
2 - All Salsa Room
3 - All Bachata/Kizomba Room

***ZOUK BATTLE AND PERFORMANCES SATURDAY NIGHT***

Interested in performing?
Contact Kat Arias at kat@ferocitydance.com
or
http://www.facebook.com/danscenes

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WHO'S COMING?
- Adrian Dimech - CA/USA
- Amy & Adrian - DC/GA/USA
- Daniel & Leticia - Barcelona/Spain
- Kamacho - RJ/Brasil
- Henri & Claudia - NJ/NYC/USA
- Ian Orr - Tennessee/USA
- Inna & Edwin - Boston/USA
- Jules & Melodie - Montreal/Canada
- Kendra - Miami/USA
- Kim Rottier - NYC/USA
- Rodrigo Ramalho - RJ/Brasil
- Sarah Zuccaro - MI/USA
- Eddie Henrick - BC/CA
- Hisako & T Tem Mel - NYC/USA

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WHO'S ROCKING THE MUSIC?
- DJ Emerzive - Washington DC/USA
- DJ Gringuito - Washington DC/USA
- DJ Igor - New York/USA
- DJ Oscar - B.A. Washington DC/USA
- DJ Jules - Montreal/CA
- DJ Renzo - Washington DC/USA

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