Lost Sambista

A Brazil never seen.

Great article about Brazilian dancing

Anmol Karnik

Dance has fascinated me since childhood. Growing up in India, it has been a huge part of my life. Bollywood and pop music dominated by younger years, having signed up for dance classes and also did my first stage show when I was eleven.

Years later when I was studying in America, I took a dance classes – Salsa, Argentinean Tango, Samba and Swing. It was an fantastic experience learning a little bit about these dance forms. In these series of blogs, I’m going to write about four countries and their dance forms. The first one is Brazil.

Brazil is a country where music means passion. Brazil was claimed by the Portuguese empire on April 1500 and got its independence on September 7, 1822 over 300 years later. During that time, there was also a diaspora of African people coming to work as slave labor in Brazil. Hence, the…

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