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Esquina Do Carnaval
February 17, 2018 @ 9:00 pm
Come and wrap up Carnaval Season at Esquina Tango with MeliSamba & SambaBamba!
Mini class, Live music by SambaBamba, 3 amazing performances by MeliSamba!!
Bring your feathers & costumes, bring your dancing feet and most important bring your ALEGRIA!!! Costume Contest with prizes!!!
Let’s spread the SAMBA AND JOY of Carnaval!
SambaBamba is a Samba and Pagode group formed in Austin, TX. Their goal is a very simple one: to get everyone happy and dancing.
With seasoned, talented musicians and a vibrant set list tailored for your dancing feet, their show has the spirit of the Rodas de Samba in Brazil, a community getting together to sing and play samba while having a good time.
The set list, among other jewels, mix new and classic Brazilian Sambas, adding to that their own original compositions with lyrics that bring a strong social awareness as another poignant element to their sound, all of that to result on a music that transmits a good vibe feeling and an overwhelming joy sensation.
MeliSamba was founded by Melissa Corpus in 2016. She is a professional Dancer, Teacher and Choreographer in Austin, Texas. Since 2010, she has been teaching samba no pe focusing on footwork, technique and the joy of the Brazilian spirit. Melissa has worked with Austin Samba, the largest samba school in the United States, as a choreographer, director and principal dancer. She has traveled to Brazil and throughout the United States to study with Patrick Carvalho, Ana Laidley, Rosangela Silvestre and Pedro Rosa. In 2014, she paraded in Rio de Janeiro with the legendary samba school, Mangueria.
MeliSamba dancers are some of the best in Texas and have a diverse dance background that include Salsa, Cabaret, Hip-Hop…and Nós amamos Samba!!! These professional dancers bring energy and passion to each performance!