Merry Christmas and a very Happy New Year in 2018 to all of our friends in Facebook-Land!

Thanks for all your support and smiles in 2017!!

If you have the chance come dance with Felipe on the 6th Jan! You will have a great time!! 😍 Just get in touch to sign-up. 🤩

Big love from the whole ZSS crew!



After an incredible workshop during the day with the most excellent Mr. Cedric Veillard of Unidos de Genève, (more postings on that soon!), we dropped in to Startup Weekend Zürich to bring some extra mojo! If you’ve got entrepreneurial intentions… check SUW Zürich’s Facebook Page.

Join our fantastic Samba Groove Workshop with Cedric from Unidos de Genève! Check it out and RSVP via Meetup!


No Schnupperkurs this Thursday the 21st September.
We’re back in action for beginners on the 28th September!! So come on down and get your rhythm on!  

So yes, this year we’re gonna smash it at Caliente! It’s gonna be funtastic! 😉

Be there or be somewhere else, no seriously… be there. You’ll have a great time.

We’ll be playing in Helvetiaplatz on the street at circa 16:00… here’s some pics from our latest photo shoot by AJ of Massive shout out to AJ! Thank you!

Big welcome and thanks to Carolina (Recife), Antonio (Olinda), Salvatore (Sicily) and Sebastian (Lyon). Wonderful vibes! Great to have you with us!!

Please be aware that practice has been cancelled for the next two weeks. There will be no Zürich School of Samba night on the 16th or 23rd of June.

Beste Grüsse,

The Team.

Batucada Workshop with Clarissa

Check out the details on the on Facebook:


Clarissa performed with Portela at the Rio Carnival 2016. Before, she also rehearsed with Vila Isabel, Mangueira and Salgueiro, among others, during various stays in Rio.

She leads Samba School Baturim in Vienna, Austria and is one of the Mestras vom Bloco Coração (intl. Samba-Project).

She is travelling through Europe (while she isn’t in Rio) to play with samba groups at festivals and carnavals (e.g. France/Paris- Sambatuc, Misto Quente, Aquarela, Lyon-24h de Samba, Tours – Alegria, Germany/Berlin – Sapucaiu, Hamburg – UdHH, Paderborn-Querschläger, Great Britain/London- Paraiso at Notting Hill Carnaval and with Bloco X to Hungary, Germany, Poland, Serbia ……) Rio Samba is her favourite Hobby.


Due to many absences for the Easter vacation, there will be no Samba tonight to 24th March, 2016.

Next session is Thursday the 31st March, 2016. 

Sign-up via if you’d like to join.

Schöne Ostere from the team. 🙂