DANI BRAZILA - DAYS OF BRAZIL IN NOVI SAD, SERBIA
14.-16.8.2015 Dani Brazila (Days of Brazil) - Samba carnival and festival in Novi Sad, Serbia! Come and join in for advanced Samba workshops with wellknown sambistas and mestres, party with us and spend a fantastic time with the Samba family of Serbia!
SAMBA BATUCADA WORKSHOPS, FESTIVAL, PERFORMANCE, SHOWS
Come and join us for Samba percussion workshops for experienced sambistas! They will be organized as an important part of the festival. This year we invited 6 mestres for our percussion workshop, each one will lead a whole instrument section. Chris Quade Couto, musician and Samba specialist (Unidos da Tijuca, Bloco X and many more) from Cologne, Germany will be the mestre da bateria during the workshops.
ABOUT OUR FESTIVAL:
The organizer of the festival is the Association “Artkor” from Novi Sad together with citizens association of Brazilian culture and music admirers “Sambansa” as well as the sport and recreation club “Capoeira Senzala Novi Sad”. The Festival is in its 6th edition bringing together percussionists, Samba dancers, capoeiristas, musicians and DJs. Carnival and Brazilian culture aficionados from all over the world come to enjoy the 3-day program with the big international carnival parade on the last day.
Besides the Samba percussion workshops for advanced players, there will also be Samba percussion courses for beginners, capoeira and samba dance workshops. During 2 days, a music program will be organized at the main square of the town where participating Samba groups will perform and world music from tropic lands will be played.
Last year the Festival became the official City Carnival Festival bringing together more than 15 000 people from all over Europe. Novi Sad is the city that has been living Brazilian culture as one of the first cities in the region having a large Samba bateria and its own Samba festival.
We are happy to present you the section mestres of this year:
Markus Jäger - repinique
Anika Vogel - tamborim
Thorsten "Maluco" Klamandt - caixa
Julian Kramper - surdo
Bastian Klauer – chocalho
The Samba percussion workshops are organized in a 3-day intensive course for advanced Rio style sambistas. We will be going through various rhythms and preparing for the final performances during and at the end of the carnival parade. On the first day participants will practice their playing-technique, on the last two days participants will prepare compositions that will be performed at the final show down (Samba de Enredo).
All sambistas, Samba and rhythm making groups are welcome to join! Applications are required trough our web site.
Novi Sad, Serbia
COSTS + ACCOMMODATION:
Fee for participating in the workshops is 10 EUR for all three days, including accommodation at the camp on the Novi Sad beach "Strand" situated on the Danube river. For those participants who are interested in taking the hostel, organisers offer accommodation by fair price. Reservations for the accommodation are part of the application for the workshop.
Payment for the workshops will be made upon the arrival at the Festival.
For more information about the samba percussion workshops please contact the workshop organizer directly: