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Carlinhos Salgueiro

Introducing Carlinhos Salgueiro, the globally acclaimed “King of Samba”! Hailing from Rio de Janeiro, he’s revered as a visionary choreographer and director, known for revolutionizing Samba dance worldwide. Carlinhos leads Rio Carnaval’s top Passista ala and Maculele ala at Academicos do Salgueiro, while also choreographing Brazil’s prestigious Rainha do Carnaval competition. His innovative “Samba Diva” technique has set the standard for Samba instruction globally. With a string of awards, including multiple “Estandante De Ouro” honors, Carlinhos is set to dazzle audiences at Toronto’s Salsa on St. Clair Festival, marking his debut in the vibrant city’s biggest latin dance festival.