Save the Date for our Festival: 03.-06.10.2024




This was our Forró Marathon Cologne 2024


Pre-Party before the Marathon with DJ UC 🌟
📍at Tor 28, Machabäerstraße 28 (close to Cologne main station)
⚠️ As the warm up party is not part of the official Marathon program, it’s not included in party- or full passes.
Choose your entrance fee:
6-10€ (FdC Member) or 11-16€ (non FdC Member) 🎊

Forró do Mundo – a vinyl project with 8 outstanding female Forró artists

We are proud to share with you a project that FdC supported in 2023: Forró do Mundo – 8 Forró songs by 8 incredible female singers on Vinyl. FdC wants to support female artists and diversify the vinyl landscape with new Forró interpretations.

Find the songs here (Spotify link).

At yesterday’s marathon party, we gave one of the discs to DJ Marinês, we hope she enjoys it! 💃📀🧡


Forró D2 in Trio

We’re happy to announce that we will have Forró D2 in Trio turning up the dance floor in our Marathon 2024. Known as the most beloved Forró band in Brazil, Forró D2 with their super friend Escurinho is bringing theirirresistible beats straight from Brazil to the heart of Colônia. We can’t wait to dance to your upbeat music. 🎶 

Forró Bel Air

Mon coeur s’est mis à balancer – My heart started to swing knowing they were coming!These amazing musicians, Bel Air de Forró band are coming from France to make Cologne “BALANÇAR” (swing)


DJ Marinês

Maria Inês is a Portuguese resident DJ in the Forró di Torino association.Her favorite style? The traditional Forró Roots from the ’70s, infused with funky influences. Marinês will sweep youaway into dreams and dance with the enchanting rhythms of Forró, samba, coco, arrastapé, and other Braziliandelights. ✨

DJ Chrisinho

He doesn’t let anyone stand still – DJ Chrisinho!His career within the Forró scene started at Let’s Forró Frankfurt in the summer of 2019 when he took his first dance classes. Alwaysobsessed with making music, he started DJ’ing and can turn every party into a real Itaúnas’ party.

Magno and Nivaldo

We are very happy to ofer to you tha Special workshop of Caipirinha with these super nice guys! You won’t want to miss this one! 


Our Teachers:

Annabelle & Laura

We are very happy to have these two super dancers in our Marathon! There will be 3 workshops with them! Come and discover what they have prepared for you!

Laura Almeida

Laura Almeida, originally from Belo Horizonte, Brazil, found her Forró passion at Pé Descalço’s London branch after 6 years in the UK – driven by homesickness. Since 2019, she’s been an integral part of PD London, teaching, leading, and following. Laura has shared her Forró expertise in cities across the UK and Germany, as well as at festivals like Forró D’Ouro and Baião in Lisboa. With a dance background in flamenco and even Brazilian twerk (a.k.a. funk), Laura’s energy is contagious! 


Anninha has prepared something special for us! She will energize us in a Mini Choreo Class for everyone with a Party Pass, Singe Party Pass or Full Pass to warm us up for our Saturday Party, from 21:00 to 22:00. We are so happy to have her!

Shared Buffet

As you know Forró is more than dancing – it’s community and sharing! Join us and bring your favorite snack to our shared buffet. Let’s party and unite with delicious food and incredible rhythms! Sunday from 2pm Don’t forget to mark your dish. 


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 WhatsApp community or Telegram 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.