FESTA JUNINA - Brazilian FolkFest "June Party"
Saturday, June 18 - 6PM


Brazilian live music FORRÓ "Pé de Serra" style with Luciano Porto (Accordion and vocals) from Toronto, José Neto (zabumba and vocals), and Thiago (triangulo). Also, forró workshop, and new this year "Bumba Meu Boi" show with Eduardo Jamaica, and at 8:30pm our traditional QUADRILHA for everyone to enjoy!

Cultural Program

6:00pm - Doors open - drinks & food available & kids games
               Entertainment by Luciano Porto from group "Maracatall" from Toronto
6:30pm - "Dança das Fitas"
6:45pm - "Boi Bumbá Workshop with Eduardo Jamaica
7:00pm - Forró Dance with Sheriane, Tiago and Eduardo Jamaica
7:05pm - Forró Workshop with Sheriane
7:20pm - Forró Pé de Serra with trio: Luciano Porto (accordion, voice), Neto (zabumba, back vocals), Tiago (triangle, back vocals)
8:20pm - Boi Bumbá Dance with Eduardo, Daniele, Jackie, Patricia & Cleane
8:30pm - Quadrilha - all invited to dance!
9:00pm - Forró Pé de Serra with trio: Luciano Porto(accordion, voice), Neto (zabumba, back vocals), Tiago (triangle, back vocals)
10:30pm - More Forró with Neto (Voice & Zabumba), Jansen Mendonca (Acoustic guitar & Back Vocals), and Tiago (triangle, back vocals).


Luciano from Toronto's group Maracatall
performing 6:10 to 6:30pm

To Buy tickets online now, and/or more info, please click "read more"

June Party is a Brazilian tradition with celebrations dring the month of June all across the country. Brazilians say "thanks" for the harvest with "forró" music originally from the states of Northeastern Brazil, but nowadays celebrated in all states! Typical food includes, BBQ skewers, and snacks made with corn, cassava, peanuts and more.

Catered by Brazilian Restaurant PAMPA Calgary


Buy your ticket online now - you will get a receipt of payment for your records, but do not need to bring to the event, we will have the tickets at the doors on the name of the buyer:



Adult Member $10

Kid U12 $5

Last Updated (Friday, 17 June 2016 23:21)

Our Sponsors
Coral da BCA - BCA's Choir


Let's Sing !
Aiming to preserve and promote the Brazilian Culture in Canada, BCA-AB is creating a singing group (choir).
The rehearsals (about 1.5h) are weekly at Casa do Brasil, at the time that best suits the participants' schedules.

If you are interested, would like to know more about the group and/or know more about this initiative please send a message to coral@bcaab.org

See you soon!

Call for dancers


BCAAB Board Members

Please note that all board members are VOLUNTEERS, ie all board directors of the BCAAB do not receive any payment or financial compensation for their work for the association.

President: Pedro Almeida
Past President: Marize Bongiovanni
Vice-President: André Torres
Treasurer: Cristina Alcoforado
Secretary: Danielle Drake
Secretary-Treasurer: Aline Trevisan
Sports Director: Rogerio Verdolin
Cultural Director: Elísia Teixeira
Director: Harry Zaft
Director: Thiago Valentin