AUSTRALASIAN SAMBA QUEEN COMPETITION

Sunday 27 August, 2017

Gold Coast, Australia

Do you dream of showcasing your Samba skills on stage to live batucada and being crowned the Australasian Samba Queen?

SAMBA QUEEN COMPETITION ENTRY FEES:

AU$175 per person for both solo and group participants

REGISTRATION:

CATEGORIES:

SEMI PRO
Minimum 1 year Samba performance experience (unpaid).

 

PRO
Currently working (or previously worked) as a Samba instructor and/or paid performer.

 

*** Please note that there will NOT be an Amateur division to this event in respect of the art of performing and to ensure there is a standard to the quality of skill/technique level

SCORING:

SOLO ENTRY – Freestyle to live Batucada (45 seconds slow, 45 seconds fast)
Participants will be scored across a variety of genres including musicality, expression, power/energy, costume/presentation, technique/difficulty and authenticity, judged by a panel of Australia’s most respected and experienced Samba instructors.

GROUP ENTRY – Team choreography (max 2 minute routine)
Participants will be scored across a variety of genres including creativity/choreography/formation, musicality, synchronization/teamwork, technique/difficulty and entertainment/showmanship, judged by a panel of Australia’s most respected and experienced Samba instructors.

JUDGING CRITERIA:

Participants will be judged in line with the World Samba Queen Competition criteria:

  1. Beleza (Beauty) – hair/make up, body
  2. Traje (Costumes)
  3. Simpatia – stage presence, audience interaction, energy
  4. Samba no pe – Samba dance technique