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Motivation for dance

Why do you dance Forró? A simple question we would like to research. Please share your Forró-Motivations with us and share this post with as many Forrózeir@s as possible to get a big data-base. I will share the results in the end of the month with you and discuss them in the next episode of Forrózin no ar:


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The Creeping Emancipation of Forró

The Creeping Emancipation of Forró (PDF) | Deutsche Version

Unnoticed by a broader public a new dance established itself in Europe in the course of the last ten years. Off the beaten track of dance schools primarily young people in university cities dance a dance which originally derives from the northeast of Brazil and spread across all of Brazil in the 1950s.

In this culture clash patriarchic role models of traditional Forró meet seemingly emancipated students and conflicts resulting thereof are being carried out on the dance floor or in broad discussions on a daily basis.

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