All about the samba

Think of Brazil and you’ll probably picture hordes of elaborately dressed people dancing their way through the streets of Rio at Carnival time. That’s what the samba does; it encapsulates that joyful Brazilian spirit. No wonder it is the country’s national dance, though its origins are African. Lively and rhythmical, the samba is known as the dance of celebration and is perfect for parties – whether they take place in Rio or London!

all you need to know about samba dancing