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Oslo Forro Festival 2019

OSLO FORRO FESTIVAL 2019 is here! And we have a special surprise for everyone! Our opening party on the 29th of August is FREE and OPEN to the public. This is your chance to listen to the infectious raw folk sounds from the North-East of Brazil, meet musicians, dancers and friends, and, of course DANCE AND HAVE FUN at the coolest venue on the Oslo Fjord - SALT! 29th of August 16:00-20:00. Nós vemos lá! See you there! Vi ses der!

The festival 'Alegria do Norte' (Happiness of the North) is a biannual event of Brazilian culture based in Oslo, Norway. The festival represents a music and dance style called forró, which is rapidly gaining popularity outside of Brazil. It combines live music, DJs, performers, workshops and other activities. During four days in different places in Oslo, various activities will take place which are both open to the public and for festival ticket-holders.

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Earlier Event: August 28
Nesten Lættis
Later Event: August 29
Konsert: Ingeborg Oktober