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Opa! São João

June 16, 11 am11 pm.

Prepare to immerse yourself in the pulsating heart of Brazilian culture at Opa! São João, proudly presented by Group Dot BR. This vibrant celebration is set to light up the House of Yes on June 16th from 3 to 11 PM, offering an eight-hour journey into the rich tradition of Brazil’s Festa Junina (June Party), also known as Festa de São João (Saint John Party).

Spectacular Music Line-Up:
Feel the rhythm of Brazil with live performances from the acclaimed Forró in The Dark and the dynamic ensemble Mambembé featuring special guest Marcos Costa. The air will buzz with beats from top DJs, including Greg Caz, Gaspar Muniz, and Tietta, spinning a mix of traditional and contemporary Brazilian rhythms guaranteed to get everyone dancing.

Visual Arts and Fashion:
Explore ‘Brazilian Lace in Ritual Costumes’ by Luz Castaneda, a visual arts exhibition presented by Angelica Walker Projects. Dive into the digital realm with Brazilian Digital Arts showcased by Group Dot BR and powered by Tezos. Plus, don’t miss the latest trends from Connection Boutique, ensuring you’re festively dressed.

Gourmet Brazilian Cuisine:
Tantalize your taste buds with authentic flavors from Andréa’s Brazilian Homemade Goods, Mariana Tamiozzy Vegan Chef, and Queijo Mel, offering a delightful culinary experience.

Interactive Workshops and Performances:
Characters of the Festa Junina party, performed by Andressa Furletti, Douglas Tholedo, Fabiana Mattedi, Juliana Silva, Júlio Kaczam, Marcio Fein and Tatiana Birenbaum will be around enticing people to engage in a variety of fun activities. 

Sabrina Evangelista will lead a forró and quadrilha crash course to get you ready to join an impromptu mock wedding, quadrilha, and quadrilha queen competition by the talented Brazilian drag queen Pietra Parker.

Expert Makeup and Fashion Advice:
Get party-ready with makeup stations headed by Vivian Mohallem, and help yourself to the free costume station to find your best festa junina fashion style. 

Vibrant Digital and Stage Presentations:
Experience the event like never before with visual journeys curated by VJ Ben Boyles and seamless stage management by Camila Talevi.

Dedicated Production Team:
This event is brought to life by the innovative minds of Andressa Furletti, Debora BalardiniMonica Vilela and Jacqueline Caruso, ensuring a seamless and memorable experience.

Opa! São João is more than just a party—it’s a deep dive into the essence of Brazilian “calor” (heat) through the eyes of NY’s only Brazilian company. It’s a place where music, performance, dance, visual arts and food come together to create an unforgettable cultural festivity. Families are welcome to join the fun from the early hours, with activities tailored for all ages.

Mark your calendars, gather your plaids and ribbons, and prepare to dance the night away at Opa! São João!

For tickets, detailed event information, and updates, please visit https://www.group.br.com/opa 

Opa! São João

Sunday, June 16th

3:00 PM – 11:00 PM

at House of Yes (2 Wyckoff Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11237, USA)


2 Wyckoff Avenue
Brooklyn, 11237 United States