Forró is a traditional partner dance, from Northern Brazil. In it's modern form it's music, movement, style and vibe is influenced by variety of dance an and rhythms from all over the world. Forró similar in style to Salsa and so should be easy for both those new to partner dance and those experienced in other dance styles to pick up and quickly bring your own style to the dancefloor. Forró is traditionally played with 3 instruments; an accordion, a triangle and a tambourine and often they are accompanied with a drum as well. The lyrics, sung in Brazilian Portuguese, are often about romance and love and together with the rhythm of the music help set the tone for a fun, passionate and intimate dance. Forró in Manchester is taught by Mestre Parente, a Brazilian Capoeira Mestre who has been living in the UK for nearly 12 years. He has been teaching Forró for many years and in workshops across the world. The Forró meetup and includes a lesson for beginners and is attended by a people from a variety of nationalities and is a great way to meet friendly new people informally with the emphasis on simply having a good time!