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24
Mar

Volta Miúda – Salt Lake Capoeira Performing in Fogo Divino

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Fogo Divino would not be complete without the endlessly giving community of Volta Miúda – Salt Lake Capoeira. Capoeira is an Afro-Brazilian martial art which includes elements of physical and mental […]

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17
Mar

Ai Fujii Nelson to dance in Fogo Divino

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We are honored and delighted to feature celebrated local talent Ai Fujii Nelson as a Guest Dancer and Percussionist in this year’s Spring concert, Fogo Divino.   Ai Fujii Nelson, […]

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16
Mar

24 hours to shape the future of Utah

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If you are like us, you love Utah. The mountains, the desert, the people – and the organizations that work so hard serving their communities – all make our state […]

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02
Mar

Nothing but love for this amazing Samba Community we have

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What a fun-loving, ecstatic and supportive community Salt Lake City has. 2015’s Samba Queen was a huge success and each of you played a role in that great evening.  We […]

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20
Feb

We’re ready for Samba Queen, are you?

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If you love samba, and we know you do, then you are in for a very special treat. This year’s annual Samba Queen Contest will be bigger and more badass than […]

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18
Feb

By way of Denver Colorado, 2014’s Samba Queen, Danielle DeFrances

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One of our beloved past cast members is venturing across the rockies for this year’s contest. Considering she won last year, she’s pretty much obligated to make the trip. Thank God, […]

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11
Feb

Latin Dance Master and DF Dance Studio owner to judge Samba Queen

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Samba Fogo is honored to be hosting Samba Queen 2015 at DF Dance Studio this year for the first time and we thank Maria Ivanova for being such a gracious partner. […]

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06
Feb

Passionate “Paulista” Ana Paula Santos on Samba Queen Judging Panel

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Ana is a “Paulista” (person from São Paulo, Brazil) involved with Samba since the day she was born. She heavily credits her grandfather, one of the founders and President of the School […]

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05
Feb

Samba Fogo Presents: Fogo Divino (Divine Fire)

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CONTACT: Lorin Hansen, Artistic Director, Samba Fogo/Shangó Music and Dance 801.520.0444, [email protected] www.sambafogo.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, February 5, 2015 Salt Lake City, Utah, April 2, 3 & 4, 7:30 pm: […]

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05
Feb

Representing awesomeness, our 2014 Samba Princesa, Sara Caldiero-Oertli

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There are three finalists each year at Samba Queen. We would like to give a special shout out to 2014’s Samba Princesa (first runner up). Sara Caldiero-Oertli, took home that honor.   Enjoy […]

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