1st Annual Solstice Samba Queen/King Competition

Join the 1st Annual Solstice Carnaval Samba Queen Competition Saturday June 25th at Tony Ray's (in De La Guerra Plaza)!

A Mariano Silva Production, this competition will reward a first, second and third place winner with prizes featuring Santa Barbara Getaway packages, Wine Tasting, Massages, Unique Brazilian Bikinis and more! For only $50, be entered in the premier Samba event on the Central Coast.

With a panelist of judges composed of experienced Samba dancers, choreographers and strong Brazilian community personalities, entrants will be graded in the following categories: Musicality & Expression, Power & Energy, Costume & Presentation, Technique & Difficulty and Authenticity.

Don’t miss this experience to show your Samba spirit in beautiful Santa Barbara this June! Winners will be announced and awarded prizes on Saturday June 25th during the Brazilian Carnaval! This event is open to all levels of experience. Must be 18 or older to enter.

2016 Samba Competition

Special thanks to our Event Sponsors:

Solstice Carnaval 2016

To register for the full weekend festivites please contact Stephanie via text or call @ (805) 259-8318.


WEEKEND PACKAGE DESCRIPTIONS

Friday - Sunday Package - $120.00
This package includes the entry fee to the Pre-Carnaval Launch Party at Warren B's, full Saturday package featuring the Carnaval T-Shirt, City Fee,  Entry to the Brazilian Carnaval After Party @ Tony Ray's (across from City Hall in De La Guerra Plaza) where all ages are welcome and the Sunday workshops featuring multiple master classes and rodas with world renowned instructors of Samba, Afro-Brazilian Dance, Capoeira, Afro-Cuban and more!

Saturday & Sunday Package - $100.00
This package includes the full Saturday and Sunday Packages featuring the Carnaval T-Shirt, City Fee,  Entry to the Brazilian Carnaval After Party @ Tony Ray's (across from City Hall in De La Guerra Plaza) where all ages are welcome  and the Sunday workshops featuring multiple master classes and rodas with world renowned instructors of Samba, Afro-Brazilian Dance, Capoeira, Afro-Cuban and more!

Saturday (All Day) - $70.00
This package includes the full Saturday Carnaval Celebration featuring the Carnaval T-Shirt, City Fee and Entry to the Brazilian Carnaval After Party @ Tony Ray's (across from City Hall in De La Guerra Plaza) where all ages are welcome

Sunday Workshops - $70.00
This package includes the registration for the six dynamic master classes that will be lead by world renowned instructors of dance and Capoeira. These workshops are designed to engage all members of our community no matter what level of experience an individual may have. We take great pride in the quality of instructors that we invite to teach to our community members. The workshops will feature a mix of Samba, Afro-Brazilian Dance, Capoeira, Afro-Cuban, Afro-Samba and More!