LambaFest 2018

  • Date: July 27, 2018
  • Time: 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Venue:  Vitalidad Movement Arts & Events Center (VMAC)
    116 SE Yamhill St
    Portland, OR 97214

The first Lambada focused Zouk Festival in the US, hosted by Zouk PDX Productions!
July 27th – July 30th, 2018
At Vitalidad Movement Arts & Event Center

*****18 Hours of Workshops*****
*****Lamba Lab: 10 Hous of Master Classes (Full Pass Upgrade)*****
*****Social Dance parties on Friday, Saturday and Sunday*****
******Two dance floors: Lambada & Modern Zouk*****

The Master Braz Dos Santos
Gilson Damasco
Ry’el Zenzouk & Jessica Lamdon
Ricardo Ferrari
Joel Beall
Shani Mayer Full
Lena Thieme
Nathalia Carbajal

Master Braz’s Lamba Crew Members:
Felipe Lira
Bárbara Micheletti
Luiz Varjão

_____FULL PASS UPGRADE: Lamba Lab Advanced Level_____
This full pass upgrade is an 8 hours course available for students that have a good understanding of LambaZouk and is ready to advance in their learning path with these High-Level Master Classes.
Limited spots available: only 15 leads & 15 followers!
What should you know or have learned before to be able to attend the LambaLab?
1) LambaZouk traditional timing
2) Wi-fi dancing
3) Boneca
4) Diagonal steps
5) Chicote
6) Mergulho

This informal, Jack-and-Jill style Competition will be held on Saturday, July 28th, during the Gala Party Night.
Heats will be at 10 PM, and finals at midnight.

The details are as follows:
The competition is open level. Judges will be looking for Lamba POTENTIAL not necessarily level/accomplishment
There will be a random matching of leaders and followers in the Jack and Jill Style.
Leaders and followers can be of ANY GENDER.
Registration Fee $10.00


1st Place: Free 50 hour (8-Day Master Braz Course in gorgeous, tropical Key West, Florida, with super accommodation included (more than $1000 value!).
2nd Place: One Free Pass each to LambaFest 2019!
3rd Place: Free private lesson with a Member of the Lamba Crew (your choice).


1. Technique: fundamental Lambada movements and line.
2. Lambada spirit and Energia.
3. Couple connection.
4. Lambada musicality.
5. Creativity.
6. Performance ability.

Master Braz, Pamela Connolly, Ricardo Ferrari, Felipe Lira, Luiz Varjão and Bárbara Micheletti.

This is the first Lambada Competition in the US and we are looking forward to seeing the outcomes!

LambaFest 2018