FORRÓ NEW YORK

ASSOCIATION

MISSION

Forró New York Association was created with the purpose of gathering forrozeiros in New York, supporting and producing concerts, parties, classes, workshops and other cultural events in the city.

BENEFITS OF BECOMING A MEMBER

All members receive special discounts on events produced by or in collaboration with Forró New York, including all classes and workshops listed in this website:

  • $5 discount in all classes and workshops listed on forronewyork.com.

  • $15 discount in all monthly packages of classes and workshops listed on forronewyork.com.

  • $10 discount on private lessons with associated instructors.

  • Up to $20 discount on selected associated parties and events.

  • $30 discount on the Forró New York Weekend (spring and fall editions).

  • $5 discount on Forr​ó New York t-shits.

BENEFITS FOR THE FORRÓ NEW YORK COMMUNITY 

All money raised will be used for funding classes and workshops, producing concerts and parties related to the Forró New York Weekend (spring and fall editions). In addition, this fund should facilitate collaborative work among artists and instructors from various cities, as well as website maintenance and the creation of online content.

COLLABORATIONS

Forró New York Association collaborates with a series of artists, venues, events and companies, providing special benefits to members on selected activities.

Active Supporters and Collaborators in NYC
  • Forró Nacional - $5 Discount for monthly parties at La Nacional - regular price is $15. (see our calendar of events for more info)

Active Supporters and Collaborators in North America
  • Forró Fest USA - Discount for the festival planned for September, 2019.*

  • Forrobodó (Toronto) - Discounts for the Forró Weekend planned for August, 2019.*

  • Arua (dance school in Toronto) - Discounts for special events to be announced.*

  • Forró in Seattle - Discount on the Seattle Forró Weekend planned for October, 2019.*

  • San Francisco Forró Weekend - Discount on the San Francisco Forró Weekend planned for October, 2019.*

  • Chicago Forró Weekend - Discount on the Chicago Forró Weekend planned for September, 2019.*

  • Montreal Forró Weekend - Discount on the Montreal Forró Weekend planned for August, 2019.*

*Send us an email for additional info about the discounts.

Also send us an email if you want to be a collaborator. forronewyork@gmail.com

PLANNED EVENTS FOR 2019
BECOME A VOLUNTEER

Members are invited to volunteer whenever needed for special events and also to help with website maintenance and other administrative-related tasks in the association. All volunteers will be rewarded with additional advantages, such as free entrance to selected workshops, classes and events.

ARTISTIC DIRECTION

Rafael Piccolotto de Lima is a Latin Grammy Nominated composer and dance instructor. His experience as an orchestra conductor and event producer makes him proficient in managing interpersonal relationships, curating and directing cultural events. As director of the Forró New York Association, he encourages all members to contribute with their thoughts and opinions on the planning of activities promoted by the Association.

BOARD OF ADVISORS

Active members are invited to participate in Board of Advisors, helping to plan events produced by the Association.

MEMBERSHIP

Only $85 for the entire semester of advantages. Membership is renewed (optional) every semester (January and July).

DONATIONS

We are also accepting donations. All your support is very appreciated and will help us to continue fostering the cultural development of this Brazilian art form here in New York.

 

You can donate by clicking below. Any amount is welcomed.

Thank you for your visit!

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© 2019 Forró New York

Website created and edited by Rafael Piccolotto de Lima

in collaboration with the forró music and dance community in New York City.