9° Edition
Aachen - Aken - Aix-La-Chapelle

-Germany-

General Information - Frequently asked questions (FAQ)

Dear festival participant,

Dear forrozeir@s,

 

We can understand you have different questions regarding the festival or on how to manage your travel to Aachen. Below you can find our frequently asked questions. Is your question not there? Please contact us via the contact form.

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The anticipated online booking for the Forró Aachen festival is NOW OPEN. 

Ticket prices go up as we get closer to the event, so Early Birds save money ;)!

 

\\DAILY TICKET:

Daily tickets are available for all days.  

Ordering one day party in advance or dance workshops only is not possible. Thanks for your understanding. 

 

 

\\ONLINE BOOKING
The ticket purchase through the site can be made ONLY until 2 days (untill 6th November) befor the event starts, due to the need for the verification of the ticket payment. After this date, the ticket purchase can ONLY be made directly at the event location itself, depending on to the availability of places. 

Do not wait to long! The tickets for the Fesitval 2017 were sold out 3 three weeks before the festival. 

 

 

\\REGISTRATION

Please use the registration payment form for ordering. 
After your successful registration/payment, you will receive a confirmation e-mail. In the case that you don't get this e-mail in 4 four weekdays, get in contact with the event administration through the e-mail info@forro-aachen.de or through our contact form.

If you do not receive the confirmation message within 4 four weekdays of registration/payment, please check your Spam or Bulk E-Mail folder just in case the confirmation email got delivered there instead of your inbox. If so, select the confirmation message and mark it Not Spam, which should allow future messages to get through.
Thanks a lot!

 

\\CHECK IN AT FESTIVAL

STEP 1: CHECK your payment details and your purchased pass:

 

FullPass - will give you acces to all the workshops & parties from Thursday till Sunday.

Pass Aacces to all the workshops & parties from Friday till Saturday.

Pass Bacces to all the workshops & parties from Saturday till Sunday.

DayPass - is only for the respective day (Workshops + party)

Party FullPass - will give you only acces to all parties from Thursday till Sunday.

 

STEP 2: PRINT your payment receipt and/or your confirmation of your registration e-mail.
STEP 3: PRESENT the payment receipt and/or your confirmation of your registration e-mail when you check-in at the festival. 

STEP 4: If you're already registered with a group, please tell us your group name when you check-in at the festival. 

STEP 5: Please do not lose your *BRACELET.

STEP 6: Smile and enjoy every moment of the festival to the fullest ;)! 

*Your Festival bracelet is your pass for the workshops and/or parties, please do not lose this. Otherwise you have to buy a new one.

 

 

\\TICKET CONTROL

On Thursday (08.11.) 07:00 p.m., at the place of the Party or on Friday (09.11.) or Saturday (10.11.) or Sunday (11.11.) at the place of the Workshops, you can exchange your ticket (payment receipt and/or your confirmation of your registration e-mail) into valid Festival bracelet.

 

On Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday NIGHT (PARTY) you can enter ONLY with the PASS = BRACELET (full or the appropriate pass for the day or party pass)! 

Party-Full-Pass 
From Thursday you can exchange your ticket (payment receipt and/or your confirmation of your registration e-mail) into valid Party-Full-Pass at the parties door.


\\PARTY TICKETS AT THE DOOR

All parties are open to all who wish to attend. Every venue will sell tickets at the door, provided that the concert is not sold out.

 

\\GROUPDISCOUNT FULLPASS

The best way to have fun is to share the joy with your forrozeiros friends.

Tickets with groupdiscount can not be ordered in the system on the website.
Please send us a list with the names of the respective members of the group. Then you will get further information, in order to make the transfer. Many thanks!

A group should consist of a minimum of 10 ten people by common payment. Valid for all Workshops and all parties.  

 


\\WHERE ARE THE WORKSHOPS?
On Friday the workshops will take place at the heart of the city at Chico Mendes

and Apollo Kino Bar. 

Saturday and Sunday all dance classes will take place at the Tanzhaus Aachen

(near the central train station) 

 

​Address:

09.11. Chico Mendes: Pontstraße 74-76, 52062 Aachen

& Apollo Kino Bar: Pontstraße 141-149, 52062 Aachen
 

10. - 11.11.Tanzhaus Aachen: Goffartstraße 26, 52066 Aachen

 


\\ADAVANCED, INTERMEDIATE OR BEGINNER? 
There will be courses at several levels: A class for advanced learners, one for intermediate learners and one for beginners. If you are not sure which level is adequate for you, you can make a preliminary choice. After consulting the course instructor you can still switch to another level. You can also ask your dance teacher which level is right for you. 

 


\\I DO NOT HAVE A DANCING PARTNER :(

Do not worry! Bring yourself and some good vibes. 

During the classes, each teacher will exchange the partners on the course every few minutes. Thus, each participant has the chance to dance, although it has itself no dance partner. Show de bola :)!

 

\\CLASS CONTENTENT AND LEVEL

Please be honest with yourself by registering and do not overestimate yourself! Because this can disturb your dance development and the other participants in the course as well 

 

Level Beginner: basic steps; dois pra lá dois pra cá, 1 - 2 - 3  forward and backward steps, leading, being led, half and whole right and left turns, rhythm exercises, changing hands and open and close dancing posture.

 

Level Intermediate 1: Step variations, figures combinations, turns left & right way, basic figures, expression and rhythm exercises.

 

Level Intermediate 2: Complex steps combinations, expression, improvisation, style variations, hip rotation, sacadas de pernas, musicalidade. 

 

Advanced: Complex step variations and combinations of figures in context, expression, footworks, legworks, improvisation, double twists, sacadas de pernas, hip and shoulder rotations & musicality.

 

\\PRIVATE CLASSES WITH OUR FESTIVAL TEACHERS

Everybody with a FullPass or DayPass has the option to book up private classes (Forró, Samba de Gafieira, Bolero, Soltinho) during the festival with your favorite teacher or teachers of our festival. 


Booking of private lessons will be possible according to our room capacity and schedules. Booking at the workshop places! 

 
1 class (Forró, Samba de Gafieira, Bolero, Soltinho) 

Duration: 45 min.

 

1 person = 35 Euro
1 couple = 45 Euro (22,5 Euro/Person)
2 couples = 50 Euro (12,5 Euro/Person)

 

Course content: Individual and according to your needs.

 

 

\\FESTIVAL T-SHIRTS

Yes, there will be festival t-shirts! If you would like to have one, please let us know by filling out the application form for the festival. Please, also specify your size, so that we have the right sizes in stock. Payment on location.

 

\\MEALS AND DRINKS DURING THE DANCE WORKSHOPS

You can bring your water and a small snack to the workshops during the day.  
For all participants it will be possible during the dance workshops to buy cold and warm drinks, fresh sandwiches and sweets nearby the workshop place. 

The consumption of food and glass bottles in the dance room is prohibited.

 

 

\\PUBLIC TRANSPORT IN AACHEN

Plase check the itineraries of public transport at: Bus
Not always but most, there are night-busses running during the night. So for your own comfort, check it before, so that you don't need to wait to long outside the party...! ;-).

Or you share a taxi with your forró dance friends :).


Taxi in Aachen: 

+49 241 900700 (cheap)
+49 241 66666

 


\\CAR PARKING

Official car parking for festival participants is unfortunately not available at workshop and partie locations. 

Please check parking options in Aachen here: Parcopedia

 

 

ASK US ANYTHING!

FRAG UNS ETWAS!

PERGUNTE-NOS ALGUMA COISA!

 

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