On October 21st and 22nd , a passionate locomotive will be fuming joy and excitement at its best, with a stop in Pompano Beach. This “Locomotive of Joy”, is made up by wagons of heart pounding emotions, and breathtaking surprises. 2017’s Pompano Beach Brazilian festival brings a pioneering artistic and cultural concept to Florida, in 300 thousand square feet of Green Area.
The Sixth Brazilian Festival of Pompano Beach unites, again, all Brazilian musical styles in 2 days of non stop entertainment and diversity. In 2017, the Main Stage’s Theme pays tribute to the ICONS of Brazilian Popular Music. The “Icons’ Stage” will be transformed into a giant canvas, a work of art with the caricatures of the legends of Brazilian Popular Music by the artist Duda Veronez. After 6 years of unmatched success, and reaching a total capacity with 20,000 people in 2016, the Sixth Brazilian Festival of Pompano Beach (6th Brazilian Fest) was extended, and now takes place Saturday, and Sunday. Two hundred Exhibitors, Sponsors, and Brazilian Cuisine Vendors have now two consecutive days of branding, exposure, promotion and sales. Broward County families, visitors, and the general public are welcomed again with free parking, more comfort, and more entertainment options. On October 21st and 22nd , the Pompano Beach Community Park will be transformed into a Brazilian amusement park , a “Brazilian-World” in “Pompano-Land” with Carnival Rides for all families, in an exclusive partnership with “Hildebrand Amusement Rides”, one of the largest and more credible amusement companies in the Country.
Brazilian Popular Music would not have a history without the iconic and legendary Band “PARALAMAS DO SUCESSO”, the main attraction of 2017’s festival. ” PARALAMAS OF SUCCESSO”: the founders of the Rock movement in Brazil, and the Brazilian equivalent to Rolling Stones and U2. More than 34 years of existence, 15 MTV Awards in Brazil, and a multi Latin Grammy Award Winner. The only Brazilian band that simply took over Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay in the 1990s. A sky rocketing career with 15 albums released, and millions of copies sold in both, Brazil and South America. In 2017, after 8 years without a record with unreleased songs, “PARALAMAS DO SUCESSO” returns with the album “SINAIS DO SIM”, which will be officially launched in the US at the Sixth Brazilian Festival of Pompano Beach. “PARALAMAS DO SUCESSO”, a “Set of Aces”, formed by the Poet Hebert Vianna, an example of determination, bravery, and courage for the hardworking Brazilian Community of Florida, by Joao Barone, one of the greatest drummers in the World, and Bi Ribeiro, with his pulsating footprint, beat, and harmonious arrangements on the bass . A Band, a Family, a Story that will bring a potpourri of “BRAZILIAN HITS” to the “workaholic” Brazilian Community of Florida.
In 2002, at its climax, the Band “PARALAMAS DO SUCESSO” was hit by a tragedy. Hebert Vianna crashed his plane, losing his beloved wife. After months in Coma, Hebert Vianna’s loss of memory and lack of motion on his legs did not defeat the Band, the Poet, the music and the art. Instead, love for music, passion and humanity united the band even more, and after 2004, the Band sky rocketed all over Brazil to revolutionize again, Brazilian Popular Music.
Our unstoppable “Locomotive of Joy” is an eye catching assemble of “Wagons with Many Brazilian Genres”. Also on October 21st , the Brazilian Band, or “Green Day protegees’”, AUDIO CRISIS brings the story of Alternative Rock to the younger crowd. The greatest successes of Brazilian Reggae is the masterpiece of the upcoming Brazilian Band P.R.A.T.O. Sensuality and Nostalgic Romanticism are the highest form of love of the genre “FORRO”, with performances by the Band “Cravo e Canela”. From the Brazilian Capitol Brasilia, the “all female” percussion band “MARIA” Vai Casoutras; Brazil’s only female percussion band. The Ladies of “MARIA VAI” Casoutras are successful professionals with steady jobs and careers, and also, opinion makers and community leaders who came together, through music and art, to form a Band and a Non Profit Foundation to combat “Domestic Violence” in Brazil.
On Sunday, October 22nd, our “Locomotive of Joy” unloads excitement and interaction to Hispanics and North Americans by bringing together the absorbing and pulsating rhythm of Rio, San Paulo, Salvador, and Fortaleza Carnivals. From Sao Paulo, Brazil, “THOBIAS”, honored and emeritus president of the “VAI VAI” Champion Samba School, will parade accompanied by more than 100 people all over the festival. Under the helmet and the voice of “THOBIAS da VAI VAI”, the artistic direction of Paulo Gualano, and a repertoire of historic number 1 Carnival hits; samba dancers, exotic costumes, drum assembles, and 100 people dressed in ‘ABADAS’ with the “PADANO BLOCK”, will magically parade through all the spaces of the Festival. The last Wagon of this Brazilian “Locomotive of Joy”, and Final act of the Weekend is”ROBSON CIOLLE”, ex-Bamdamel and from Bahia. Simply, 2 hours of nonstop, and appealing Brazilian Street Carnival genre, called Axe-Music. One of the most exciting forms of Afro-music influences transformed into pop Carnival culture in the nineties, that took over Northeastern cities of Brazil for decades.
Pompano Beach Community Park (820 NE 18th Ave, Pompano Beach, FL, 333062)
Saturday 11am to 10pm, and Sunday 11am to 8pm.
Advanced tickets: http://www.BrazilianF
General Admission: $ 5.00 ( as a symbolic contribution per day)
VIP Tickets: $ 65 per person per day.
For more information please visit the website: www.brazilianfestpompano.org/
Also, look for updates on Facebook: www.facebook.com/brazilianfestpompano
Date(s) - 10/21/2017 - 10/22/2017
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Pompano Beach Community Park