FORRÓ NEW YORK

ASSOCIATION

During this time of social distancing due to COVID-19, we are resolved not to lose sight of what connects us and we hope you will continue to be part of our community from wherever you are.

We created online courses and also continue to create free content for our youtube channel and social media.

Your participation and membership is vital to keep our activities going during this period of social distancing!

MISSION

Forró New York Association was created with the purpose of gathering forrozeiros in New York, creating online content, 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 classes and workshops listed on this website:

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.

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

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 $95 for the entire year of advantages.

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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Created and edited by Rafael Piccolotto de Lima.