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Mardi Gras Meets Carnaval IV: Celebrating 100 Years of Samba

  • US Navy Memorial Heritage Center 701 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest Washington, DC, 20004 United States (map)


Come Celebrate 100 Years of Samba with Levantamos on Friday, November 11, 2016!


  • The film Samba and Jazz followed by a Q&A with director/producer Jefferson Mello

See the film trailer here!

  • Samba Band and Dancers from Vava--D.C.'s own Rio Style Samba School
  • New Orleans Themed Jazz Band
  • Brazilian Hors d'oeuvres  
  • Brazilian Beverages
  • and More

Your ticket purchase, donation, and sponsorship help Levantamos fund its 2017 exchange program for Afro-Brazilian youth entrepreneurs and  continue our mission of increasing Afro-Brazilian and American cooperation through social, cultural, and economic exchanges. Levantamos also generates financial resources for Afro-Brazilian economic development, develops partnerships with Brazilian community based programs, and develops programs in the U.S.  to engage and educate Americans on Afro-Brazilian culture.