Zouk Encounter Dance Festival - San Diego 2018

The Cultural Básico Dance Club Inc. are proud to bring to you the 2nd Annual Brazilian Zouk Encounter Dance Festival in San Diego on September 20 – 24th, 2018.

The event will include International, National and Local Artists, BZDC Jack & Jill competition and unique group activities that will make your Zouk Encounter SD experience unforgettable!!

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Featured Artists

  • LARISSA & KADU
    Brazil/Australia/LA
    World renowned Brazilian Zouk dance professionals Kadu Pires and Larissa Thayane are originally from Brazil, now based in Los Angeles. www.kldance.com.au
  • RENATA & BRUNA
    Brazil
    Renata Peçanha, “Queen of Brazilian Zouk” is a world renowned dance professional. Her dance academy founded in 2000 of which she is the principle dancer, choreographer and director has become one of the most reputable and well known dança de salão academies in Rio de Janeiro world-wide.
  • EVELYN MAGYARI LOPEZ
    Hawaii, Honolulu
    Evelyn is one of the most top and sought after Brazilian Zouk performer, teacher and choreographer in the world. Evelyn has her own special art of moving and interpreting the music: very sensual, smooth and fluent like no other.
  • THAYNA & LEO
    Brazil
    As professional Brazilian Zouk and ballroom dancers skilled in artistic performance and classes, Thayná and Leo have given classes around the world, in congresses such as ZoukFest in London, Prague Zouk Congress and others.
  • RACHEL & RENATO
    Brazil
    Rachel and Renato Ramalho are choreographers, dancers, teachers and owners of the infamous Brazilian Ballroom Dance School - Ramalho's Dance Academy, located in Rio de Janeiro.
  • IVO VIERA
    Miami, FL
    Born in Portugal to parents from Mozambique and Angola, Ivo Vieira has devoted his life to spreading African and Latin-American dance throughout the world.
  • SHANI MAYER
    Los Angeles, CA
    She is the founder of LA Zouk, and a pioneer to bring and spread zouk to the west coast of the United States. She currently teaches in Los Angeles and hopes to share her passion for this amazing dance and develop a thriving Zouk scene in the West coast.

Program

The 3 days 4 nights festival will include many fun activities, workshops and parties…

September 20, 2018
THUR - PRE PARTY
Arrive early take a class and pre party till 2am!!
STARTS AT 8:00PM
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September 21, 2018
FRI - WORKSHOPS
Come take the early workshops.
STARTS AT 2:00PM
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September 21, 2018
FRI - BUS PARTY
TO BALBOA PARK
STARTS AT 5:00 PM
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September 21, 2018
FRI - PARTY
COME DANCE!!
TILL 5AM
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September 22, 2018
SAT - WORKSHOPS
Come take workshops with our international, national and local instructors.
STARTS AT 10:00 AM
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September 22, 2018
POOL GAMES
Bring your bathing suits because it's going to get wet...
START TIME TBA
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September 22, 2018
PERFORMANCES
Watch world-renowned artists perform their latest routines!
START TIME TBA
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September 22, 2018
PARTY
Dance to the beat of our exclusif zouk DJS...
TILL 5AM
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September 23, 2018
SUN - WORKSHOPS
Come take workshops with our international, national and local instructors.
STARTS AT 11 AM
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September 23, 2018
PARTY
Last chance to dance with your favorite instructors...
TILL 5AM
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September 24, 2018
MON - AFTER PARTY
Come join us for some after party dancing at Seaport Village, located at 849 W Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101.
12p - 4p
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