ARTISTS

In its 5th year, NYCZF2017 will be hosting a myridad of International Artists teaching many styles of Zouk.  NYC-ZF2017 is seriously dedicated to educating students of all levels in Zouk.  All instructors and artists are picked on their teaching abilities, talent, as well as their active and continued participation to grow zouk in their respective communities.  It is especially important for us to provide some of the best talent known internationally and nationally. 

 

PURCHASE PASS

NYC-ZF2017 will be selling passes on a progression scale.  

 

In the past 4 years we have sold out on FULL PASSES.  Please be aware that due to restrictions on capacity in the city of NEW YORK we are limiting passes with no exceptions to maintain fire and security protocols.  So make sure to get your passes early!

 

We are the only festival in the US that hosts in the heart of its respective city. 

 

STAY-TRAVEL-FOOD

NYC boasts some of the world's best food and nightlife.  Because New York City is highly visited everday, the best time to book hotel or stay arrangements is about 4-6 months in advance. Even if you need to cancel, it's better to lock in a price 6 months in advance. So be sure to look at any of the aggregator hotel sites that are providing the best deals starting in April 2016.  The transportation in New York CIty is one of the easiest in the world and our NYC-ZF2017 Team will be here to guide you on your stay.  

BZDC JACK AND JILL

Yes this is a BRAZILIAN ZOUK DANCE COUNCIL JACK AND JILL Event!!  40 particpants must register in order for potints to be issued.  This is a great way to showcase some of those moves you have learned at congresses and festivals.  It's a great way to connect with others!  Please Review requirements and register today!

 

 

DARE TO ZOUK

NEW TO ZOUK or Just want to review basics.  Then this is the best program for you.  D2Z Leads Igor and Jessica have put together an amazing Zoukini Track complete with a Welcome pack including a Check List of Moves, Play List, a NYC Zouk Festival Notebook and a well thought out consistent Program.  Includes 11 workshops, with Zouk Camp and Supplemental National Teaching.  We Dare you To Zouk your World. Find out more here.

CENTRAL PARK TOUR

Yes!!  Looking to do some site seeing in NYC?  We hired a Professional Guide to give you the best of Central Park.  After the festival on Monday October 9th enjoy a nice lunch at 1:00 PM and then have some fun going on a unique tour that visits  the popular sites such as the Grand Army Plaza, The Plaza Hotel, Central Park Zoo, The Pong, The Dairy, The Mall, and finish with Beattle's Strawberry Fields, and Zouk at the Bethesda Fountain. 

 

 

HOTEL ROOM SHARE

Finding yourself saying "I want to go to NYC ZOUK FESTIVAL, but I don't know who I can stay with or which hotel?"  Don't let these decisions stop you from coming to one of the best ZOUK Festivals right here in NYC.  The community is always willing to help out those wanting to come and coordinating hotel stays with everyone.  Join this Facebook page for more information on Room Share and details! Click Here

 

VENDORS

Do You have something to Sell at NYC ZOUK FESTIVAL this year.  Shirts, Clothes, Shoes, Jewelry are just some of the Zouk Wear that has been sold at NYC ZOUK Festival, even Food!!  NYC Zouk Festival has opened its doors to include those who wish to share their products at our festival.  Vending will take place at both the Manhattan Ballroom and Chelsea Studios.

 

 

PERFORMERS

Looking to Perform at NYC ZOUK FESTIVAL 2017.  We are excited to have you.  Please review requirements for performances. All performance teams must register via on-line with all members of their Performance Team. This year there will be many Pro Team performances and students showcasing their work.  We can not wait!! All Performers must Register here before September 16th 2016.

 

 

NEW YORK CITY ZOUK FESTIVAL 2017 -  

NYC-ZF2017

It's 2017 and we are back to give you a very unique learning experience in a very unique and friendly environment.  This year we will will continue zouking in our past  locations at the famous  CHELSEA STUDIOS and MANHATTAN BALLROOM.  

 

Henry Velandia(Ry) of ZenZouk is hosting this year's Fifth Annual New York Zouk Festival with Event Organizer Leslie Evangelista Tietjen from October 5th - October 9th.  We will be celebrating the growth of ZOUK and the amazing accomplishments of Zouk dancers and communities all across the U.S., Canada, and all over the world!!

 

OUR 5th YEAR ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION!

 

  • WARM and FRIENDLY ENVIRONMENT (NYC ZOUK FAMILY)
  • WELCOMING MEET AND GREET PARTY
  • JACK AND JILL COMPETITIONS
  • STUDENT PERFORMANCES
  • 4 CLASS ROOMS of  INTIMATE LEARNING EXPERIENCES
  • ZOUK BREAKOUT SESSIONS TO MAXIMIZE LEARNING
  • WORKSHOPS HIGHLIGHTING ZOUK - RIO-ZOUK / LAMBAZOUK/ STYLIZED ZOUK
  • DAY PRACTICE SOCIALS
  • UNIQUE WORKSHOPS - "What it Takes to be An Advanced Dancer"  and Drop Box Q&A Workshops (So successful last year) and More
  • INTERNATIONAL INSTRUCTORS
  • EVENING PARTIES at the FAMOUS MANHATTAN BALLROOM
  • WORKSHOPS IN CONDUCIVE LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS - Equipped with Mirrors and Wood Floors for everyone to efficiently and effectively learn.  
  • CHOREO CHALLENGE
  • VIP ARRANGEMENTS and MASTER CLASSES
  • DARE TO ZOUK PROGRAM for those of you who would love to learn zouk or transition from another dance. 
  • MORE EXCITING SURPRISES you seriously don't want to MISS 

PARTIES:
Connect with the fast growing and amazing zouk community of North America!! You won't believe that a scene that is growing so fast can feel so warm and welcoming.   Dance the night away to the beats of our most beloved and inspiring DJ's! 

PERFORMANCES:
NYC boasts some of the world's best choreographers, and this talent has not escaped the local Zouk instructors! Check it all out - from our students to our pros! Allow yourself to be moved by the touching and creative works of our guest performers from near and far!

 

BRAZILIAN ZOUK DANCE COUNCIL:   Students will have the opportunity to see and participate in NYC ZOUK FESTIVAL's very first registered Brazilian Zouk Dance Council Jack and Jill.  Minimum 40 Participants required.  Tickets on Sale Closer to the festival for Jack and Jill Event!

 

WHAT TO EXPECT AT OUR FESTIVAL: See some of our videos below 

 

NYC Zouk Festival 2016 Promo

 

 

NYC Zouk Festival 2016 

 

 

NYC Zouk Festival 2016 Jack and Jill

 

 

NYC Zouk Festival Workshops

 

 

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