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YoZouk New York Congress 2023



Friday, May 26, 2023
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
New Brunswick, New Jersey
United States - North America

Location: Hyatt Regency New Brunswick, Albany Street, New Brunswick, NJ, USA

A new generation of Brazilian Zouk Teachers from Brazil and Europe invade the USA for an epic congress and marathon! We will pre-party in Manhattan, then come together in an incredible hotel accessible internationally. The party ends with an epic Manhattan rooftop party! Come visit us and dance 7 days straight!
▄▄▄▄ SCHEDULE ▄▄▄
★ NYC Manhattan PreParties: Tue & Wed May 23 & 24
★ Thu Kickoff Hotel Party: Thu, May 25, 2023
★ Congress: May 26 - 29, 2023
★ Monday NYC Times Square Rooftop After party: May 30, 2023
▄▄▄▄ FEATURES ▄▄▄
★ International New Generation Brazil & Europe Instructors!
★ Everything in one epic massive hotel venue! Easy to fly in and arrive!
★ First time $10,000 USD CASH Jack n Jill /comps for winners!
★ Marathon Room!
★ Pre & After parties at NYC Zouk Hotspots!
★ Teacher Training Program
★ Master Classes
★ Audition Leveled Classes & Balance Follow/Lead Tickets Sold
▄▄▄▄ ARTISTS ▄▄▄▄
★ Iago & Vanessa (Sao Paulo, Brazil) First time in NYC!
★ Walter Fernandes (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
★ Alisson Sandi & Christina Montoya (Brazil & LA)
★ Paulo & Luiza (Brazil/Miami)
★ The Ramalhos (Rio de Janeiro)
★ Charles Espinoza (Brazil & NYC)
★ Iago & Ninna (Brazil)
★ Jade Rodriguez (London)
★ Gab Lacarriere (Paris)

NYC Local Hero's!
★ DJ Power
★ Vinny
★ Eddie from Zoukphoria
★ DJ Efosa
★ Hara Zi
★ Bruno & Fae (Florida)
★ Buddy & Flavia (NYC)

Team USA
★ Niko (Minneapolis)
★ Ashley (District Zouk)
★ Alanna & Tiffany (PhilaZouk)
★ Brad Meccia (Knoxville)
★ DJ Just Jacob (Chicago)
★ DJ Tiger (Toronto)
★ DJ Chuky (DC)
★ DJ Jem (Boston)
★ DJ Wasabhi (Montreal)
More pending confirmation.
▄▄▄▄ HOTEL ▄▄▄▄
Hyatt Regency, New Brunswick. The epic event-focused hotel with over 33,000 square feet of event space for us to create something special.
Block Rate on Fri-Sun: $179 for two doubles. Please reserve ASAP, limited discount block price. The reservation link is below. Will be slightly more for out-of-block days.
Hotel Transportation: Easy to get to the hotel via train and also going to Manhattan from hotel. The train station is only 2 blocks from Hotel. Fly into any New York major airport and take the train. Recommended: Only several train stops away from Newark International Airport (EWR) for quick easy access, it is a fast comfortable ride.
▄▄▄▄ COMPS ▄▄▄▄
JnJ Competition Director: Niko Salgado
Competition Details to be released at Competition Announcement Date
Free Pass for Europe Residents with Partners BDF - Brazilian Dance Festival and Dutch Zouk Congress pass. It’s a European invasion! If you are planning to attend BDF or Dutch Zouk for 2023 please grab a YoZouk Europe Pass.
We have a limited amount of FREE passes with your purchase of BDF or Dutch Zouk Congress Pass thanks to our official event partners. Europe passport and Europe residents only.
▄▄▄▄ CONTACT ▄▄▄
By YoZouk!
Charles Espinoza - our guide
Hara Zi - our shining light
Joe Sandoval - problem solver

Office Facebook Event Page
Thank you for joining us, we were one of the first festivals impacted by COVID and excited to come back and continue this journey with our beloved zouk community. We are bringing this event together with love, and a focus on adding another positive function for us to dance and our community to grow.


Iago Hassuike


Vanessa Meirelles


Walter Fernandes


Alisson Sandi


Christina Montoya


Paulo Victor


Luiza Teston Estivalet

Instructor DJ

DJ Viscious - Vinny de Souza


James Powell - DJ Power


Bruno Miranda


Fae Hermann

Coming soon!