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26
Mar

Solange Gomes to sing in Fogo Divino

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Solange Gomes was born in Sao Paulo, Brazil, where she received her fine arts training to become a musician and dancer. She attended the Royal Ballet Academy as a child […]

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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

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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02
Feb

Rio native and former Beija-Flor Passista headed to SLC for Samba Queen

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We have a very special guest coming to Salt Lake City! For the first time ever in SLC Samba Queen history, we are bringing in a Samba expert from New […]

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28
Jan

Looking back, our 2014 Passista Especial, Cammy Haroldsen

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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 Passista Especial (second runner up). Beating 90% of the contestants, Cammy Haroldsen, took […]

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26
Jan

Leggy Meggy to Judge Samba Queen 2015

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We have an all-star lineup of judges this year and will be announcing each of them! First, we’d like to introduce a close friend and local hero, Leggy Meggy! We’re excited […]

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