Welcome to the home of NZouk and the official page of the New Zealand Brazilian Dance Festival

The New Zealand Brazilian Dance Festival is an annual dance event held in Christchurch, with a focus on Brazilian Zouk and Samba de Gafieira.

The next annual Festival will be held from 19-22 April 2018!

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Was fabulous to have lots of fundamentals classes, venue was awesome, teachers were great... I will definitely be back next year-haven’t missed one yet!
— 2016 Festival Feedback

2018 festival

The 6th Annual New Zealand Brazilian Dance Festival will be held in Christchurch 19-22 April 2018. Check this website for the schedule, artists, venue and other festival information. 



The festival is the best place to be for night after night of socialising and dancing! To see what's on offer in 2018, view our parties page



During the festival some of the most renowned international artists will be showcasing their latest choreographies. The festival also offers national dancers the opportunity to perform. For more information view our performers page