Our Story

CARLOS DA SILVA

I started dancing intensively in 1996 , among the first dances, which I found love for, belonged Brazilian Funk, Samba de Gafiera, Bolero and the swinging Foxtrot. After many dance performances and experiences, I decided to expand my repertoire also with salsa and bachata.

I had an opportunity to move to the Czech Republic and introduce Brazilian culture here in Prague in 2005. Together with Sofie Toris we opened the first ever Brazilian dance studio and began teaching Zouk, Samba de Gafiera, carnival samba, salsa, Bolero, Tango and many other dynamic and passionate Brazilian dances.

Ever since 2010, I organize the Prague Zouk Congress that is attended by more and more fans of Brazilian culture from around the world annually. Each year, more than 600 dance enthusiasts dedicate the whole week to zouk and samba.

I opened a new dance studio, which was attended by more than 150 returning students in 2012. To maintain the highest quality, I employed three dance assistants.

In addition to teaching in my own studio I travel to affiliated dance congresses around the world as a lecturer and performer. I visit approx 14 world dance congresses each year.

I was given an opportunity to participate in a worldwide tour Brazouka at the beginning of 2014. I finished the tour in December 2014.

FERNANDA DA SILVA

Fernanda da Silva Was born in Rio de Janeiro - Brazil where she started to learn Brazilian Samba and Forró.

Passionate about dance, Fernanda went into a dance academy to learn other styles such as Zouk, Samba de Gafieira, Bolero, Salsa and Swinging Foxtrot.

Later she received an offer to work in the Czech Republic in a Brazilian dance group (Brasil Show), which performed and participated in the television contest “Česko Slovensko má Talent”

Fernanda is in demand as an accomplished and renowned dance teacher, performer and choreographer. With her dance partner Carlos da Silva, she has performed at over 40 international dance events and congresses and performs and teaches each year in countries such as France, Spain, Russia, Egypt, Norway, Monaco, Germany, Brazil.

 

In 2011 Fernanda began to lecture at the academy Rio dance studio In Prague (Czech Republic), where she with your partner teaches Brazilian dances, where she lives now.

 

in 2013 she Started to help Organizing one of biggest congress In Europa "Prague Zouk Congress" with Her dance Partner. Now this congress is a tradition for all people from around the world, where PZC Team put together people from Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Russia, Germany, Spain and more, they come to centre of Prague to be party of this mega event.

 

in 2014 She had a opportunity to be participate in a worldwide tour with BAZOUKA company. 

SOME VISITED COUNTRY
AND EVENTS

Australie

Jupiters Theatre -  Gold Cost

The Palms @ Crown – Melbourne

Enmore Theatre  - Sydney

LDA - Sydney

Regal Theatre – Perth

JRDA - Perth

Ilha do Zouk – Brisbane

Brazil Central – Brisbane

Casa do Zouk - Gold cost

Salsa Solo - Brisbane

 

Nový Zeland

Jury of NZ Zouk competition – Auckland

 

South Africa

The Mandela – Johanesburg

 

Egypt

Coral Hils Resort - Marsa Alam

 

UK

Wimbledon Theatre – Londres

Assembly Hall – Edinburgh

Gardyne Theatre – Dundee

Israel

Zouk Lambada - Tel Aviv

Isral Zouk Congress - Tel Aviv

 

United Arab Emirates

Zouk Dubai Workshop – Dubai

 

Singapore
Twoleftfeet Zouk Workshop - Singapore

Malaysia 

Zouk Sea 

USA,

Fall for Zouk - New York
DC Zouk congress - Washington DC

L.A Zouk Congress - Los Angeles 

 

Canada

interfusion Danse dance Workshop – Montreal

Samba Quebec – Quebec

Canada Salsa Festival – Toronto

Toronto Bachata Festival – Toronto

 

Brazilie

Sommer Zouk in Rio – Rio de Janeiro

Samba Zouk workshop – Rio de Janeiro

Ramalhos Bach Festival – Rio de Janeiro

Russia
Moscow Dance Congress - Moscow
Corpo Carioca Dance Congress - Saint Petersburg
Russia Zouk Congress - Saint Petersburg
 
Holland
Amsterdam Zouk Congress - Amsterdam 
Salsa beach Congress - 
Amsterdam Salsa Zouk Congress - Amsterdam
 
Česká Republika

Cesko a Slovensko má talent – Prague

La bodeguita – Prague

Top Hotel – Prague

Ambiente Brasileiro - Prague

Prague Zouk Congress – Prague

Prague Maraton

 

Monaco

Casino Monte Carlo - Monaco

Israel
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Contact

info@riodancestudio.cz

Vinohradská 35/25, 12000 Prague, Czech Republic 

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