Organic cosmetics company Surya Brasil is holding a World Dance Festival in New Delhi, the capital of India, from September 10 to September 13.

Organic cosmetics company Surya Brasil is holding a World Dance Festival in New Delhi, the capital of India, from September 10 to September 13.

The event will offer classes, shows, demonstrations and balls. Surya Brasil’s aim is to unite citizens from different cultures and promote integration, with body movement as the universal language. The festival will highlight philanthropic organizations such as PETA (India), Animal Defenders International (UK), Indian Spinal Injuries Center (India) and Associaçao Marly Cury (Brazil) in order to raise awareness about animal rights and other social issues.


“This will be a unique celebration of global unity with both classical and little-known dance forms that will change the way you look at life,” says Clelia Angelon, president of Surya Brasil.

The Leela, a five-star Kempinski hotel located in Gurgaon, will host the events. Vegan food will be served. Yoga sessions will be offered at the festival each day for an additional charge.

Professional dancers from Brazil and India will teach both traditional and modern dance techniques. Teachers include Bboy Neguin; Briane Sommer; Uma Sharma; Kaytee Namgya; Tati Sanchis; Sheila Mello; Bboy Kbelo; Philip Miha; Henrique Bianquini; Flavio Camargo; Douglas Mohmari; and Carla Lazazzera.

A variety of dance styles will be offered , including salsa; kathak; samba; jazz; zouk; capoeira; pagode; hip hop; street dance; frevo and gafieira. Dance forms from many countries will be performed and festival participants are expected from Brazil; India; the United States; France; the UK; Australia; Paraguay; Uruguay; Chile; Colombia; South Africa; and other countries.

For program details and more information on this September’s World Dance Festival, visit www.worlddancefestival.net.

Headquartered in Sao Paulo, Surya Brasil has been operating in Brazil for over 25 years supplying cosmetics. The company is a member of the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics and PETA.