Marathon 2023

You are amazing, thank you for yet another wonderful marathon!
Save the date for the Festival: 05.-08.10.23!

Tá chegando mais – discover rising stars in Forró at the Forró Marathon Cologne 2023!

3 days ++ 3 parties ++ 3 bands ++ 4 DJs ++ 3 Workshop slots

Join us for Free Dancing Friday 14:00-18:00 by the Rhine (Kennedy-Ufer 2)!

Our rising stars at the marathon:

  • DJ Gringa – Our vinyl DJane from Milano!
  • Forró das Flores Trio – 3 fabulous women at our Friday party!
  • DJ Pedro – straight from Lisbon to Cologne!
  • Forró do Piano – one of our two bands at the Saturday party!
  • Teacher Camila Delphim – be ready for some energetic workshops!
  • Pé no Chão – can’t miss this band at the Saturday party!
  • DJ Nikolai – known from Freiburg Festival!
  • Teacher Raoni – our newcomer from Brazil!
  • DJ Vasili – our local DJ!
  • Teacher Matheus – he is back in Cologne!




Ticket sales have started – you will find the link to the ticket shop on top of the page!

Return and exchange policy

We don’t take tickets back. But it is very easy to transfer your ticket:

  1. Sell your ticket to XY (Use our Telegram Exchange group if you are looking for a ticket or a buyer).
  2. Write an email to “” with your ticket number, the name of the person buying it “XY”, email subject line: “ticket resale”.
  3. Change the name on your ticket to “XY” by clicking on the link in your ticket email by pretix.
  4. Send the person XY the confirmation email with the ticket.


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Can’t wait to dance with you!