17.-19.4.2020 Fancy some island feeling with a twist of Samba and great women artists from the world of Brazilian music & dance teaching at this year's Carabassamba edition? Fun, learning, fellowship and awareness - join us in Muro, Mallorca, your season opener 2020!
Baterias listen up - Gabriel Lopes from Monobloco is coming to Europe from April to June 2020 and has workshop dates available! Book now, a few places are still available, contact him directly with your preferred date and ask for availability & details :)
Berlin, 27.-30.9.2018 For more than 20 years one of Europe's largest Samba workshop weekends with a massive choice of Brazilian music and dance workshops. Rio Samba, Samba Reggae, Maracatú, Samba fusion with DJs and other exotic percussion courses are awaiting you.
Happy Birthday Sambanale! 188.8.131.529: 10 years of family samba encontro with great workshops for all levels and Brazilian styles far away from the hustle and stress of the cities - almost like holidays! A festival not to be missed.
On November 10./11. 2018 there will be quite a Samba party for the opening of the Cologne carnival! Köln Samba invites you to join the festival, play, celebrate and party. More than 20 samba groups at different venues and a massive evening program with live music are waiting for you.
27.-30.9.2018 For more than 20 years one of Europe's largest Samba workshop weekends with huge choice of Brazilian music culture. Register now! Rio Samba, Samba Reggae, Maracatú, Samba fusion with DJs and other exotic percussion courses are awaiting you.
1./2./3. June 2018 Samba the the historic amphitheatre of Sagunto, Valencia - a spectacular location for this year's international Samba event Percumon with participants from all over Europe. Workshops, concerts, parade and the grand showdown in the ancient theatre.
6.-8. April 2018: is it finally spring time? We think, the Carabassamba festival in Mallorca is the perfect place to start the summer-Samba-festival season. Like every year, the programm is very professional, extraordinary workshops with top mestres and people from all over Europe!
June 9./10. 2018 For sambistas, nature lovers and Brazilian music fans: Come join one of Germany's Samba gems tucked away in a beautiful forest glade. This small yet popular Samba festival (indoor/outdoor) offers excellent workshops for all levels and several Brazilian music styles.
2018 Rio Samba Workshops as authentic as they can get! Save the date and join the Escola de Bateria Rio course in autumn next year, places are rare and when again will you get the chance to learn directly from Rio's Samba superstars? Book your place now!
17./18./19.11.2017 Mestre Memeu is legend. A lovely chance to learn authentic Samba Reggae! Memeu occasionally comes to Europe to teach his music and pass on the vibes of Salvador da Bahia, still it is a rare oportunity and if you get the chance to be part of it, you shouldn't let it pass!
14.1.-28.1. or 4.2.2018, 2 or 3 weeks of Samba Reggae with Memeu Nunes from Olodum, Geraldinho from Os Negões and Jair Resende from Timbalada - a workshop marathon at its best - join us! Save the date and your place!
21.-24.9.2017 - 13 top workshops for advanced, intermediate players and beginners; different styles from Rio Samba to Choro, Brazilian music for all levels including masterclasses! Modern Bahia with Marcos Santos (Bahia/Boston), Samba Choro with Rogério Souza (Rio) and many local top mestres...
22.-23.9.2017 A very rare opportunity for a workshop with Mauricio Tizumba from MInas Gerais: Tambor Mineiro is played on caixas de folia, on patangomes and with gungas, accompanied by dance and singing. At the Samba Syndrom in Berlin is your chance to know and play this style!
22.-24.9.2017 A late summer Samba Festival on the Atlantic coast of France - who would not love to play Samba on a wide, white beach under pine trees? The festival L'île aux Percu'sons is a well kept secret for nature- and Samba lovers, host Olizamba will be celebrating their 10 year anniversary!
2.9.2017 Fancy a short trip to one of France's most scenic little towns? Bruniquel is organising their 7th edition of their Les Nuites Frappées Samba Festival. The amazing picturesque town slightly north of Toulouse celebrates the diversity of Brazilian music on its own magnificent medieval castle.
Soon: pandeiro specials! We are very happy to announce that Matthias Haffner from HP Percussion will be with us at our instrument stall at the Coburg Samba Festival 2017 - yay! If you want more like this, his workshop at the Tamburi Mundi might be just right for you. Come see us in Coburg!
June 10./11. 2017: for sambistas and outdoor fans! On a forest glade in summer, this small yet popular Samba festival in Germany invites all-level sambistas to join excellent workshops, meet international Samba stars and celebrate Brazilian music culture in this tucked away oasis. Samba de enredo, Samba Reggae, Maracatu, dance, Afro Samba, Pagode and many more..
21./22./23. April: Spring break on a beautiful Mediterranean island! Come visit a 3-day Samba festival in Mallorca with bateria workshops for Rio Samba and Samba Reggae blocos, dance, pagode, sessions, party - a fantastic opener for 2017 festival season!
24.-26.3.2017 - Samba Reggae workshop in Bad Wildungen, Germany! Afro Samba and Samba Reggae fans are welcome to register and join us for some exciting original arrangements from Bahia. Michael de Miranda and Volker Conrath will teach you the right swing!
19.11.2016 Salgueiro is giving a Samba workshop in Cologne! As part of the festival '100 years of Samba', a few ritmistas of the infamous Samba school in Rio are offering a course for advanced sambistas. Book your place for this rare occasion!
Who does not dream of playing Samba Reggae at its place of origin in beautiful Bahia and learn from the pros? Now is your chance! Organised workshops with Jair Rezende (Timbalada), César Veloso (Malê Debalê), Mestre Memeu (Olodum). Few places left - save the date and book your place!
Winter workshop time with Dudu Tucci! Pandeiro (modern, fusion, traditional) at PAC Berlin, then Bateria Total at Samba Fieber - 1 week nothing but drumming! In January 2017 you can join an amazing musical trip to Bahia and do percussion workshops, sessions with local bands and Samba holidays in pure pre-carnival vibes!
1.10.-10.11. Authentic beats, professional instruction and pernambucan vibes - Mestre Hugo Leonardo from Nação do Maracatu Leão Da Campina and Coco de Besoura Maganga will be in Europe sharing his huge musical energy - few schedules availabe!
17.+18.9.2016 The 6th edition of the French Samba festival Les nuits frappées de Bruniquel invites all Sambamaniacs to their beautiful castle festival! Samba bands come together to celebrate different Samba styles north of Toulouse in South France.
Kalango Festival booth! 22.-25.9.2016 Registration is still open! 16 top workshops for advanced, intermediate and beginners, different styles for all levels including a master class! The SaSy is unique in Europe - get together!
August 21-27: the Austrian Percussion Camp on the shore of beautiful lake Ossiacher in Carinthia, Austria, courses are from 'absolute beginners' to 'top-level', for kids, teens and adult amateurs, sambistas & percussionists!
12./13.8.2016 in Novi Sad, Serbia: a few years already this small sambista-family encontro für Rio Sambistas und Capoeiristas has been taking place, offering high-quality Samba and lovely culture of the locals including a swim in the Danube!
Want some new vibes and good swing for your bloco? Fresh Samba Reggae / Afro Samba workshops with Mestre César Veloso from Malê Debalê: 5.8. in Berlin, 6./7.8. in Essen, 11.8. in Zürich - register now!
30.7.-7.8.2016 International festival of frame drums! Percussionists and pandeiristas from around the world come to improve their skills, from Brazilian pandeiro beats (with Matthias Haffner) to Arabic frame drums, cajón, darbuka, daf, riqq..
23.-24.7.2016 Barcelona - not only an amazing and vibrant city, but also one of Spain's Samba Reggae capitals! Alex Rosa (Ilê Ayê) and his bloco are inviting to their annual event with percussion & dance workshops. Parade by the seaside!
18.6.2016 Mistura Maneira present their Carnival in Monte Porzio Catone - Italy's Rio carnival! Go carioca and join to play and party with the sambistas of Rome's Samba school! Samba workshop with Dario Mattia!
2.-5.6.2016 Have you ever been to Nitra? Come see this small town full of crazy Samba vibes only a short ride from Bratislava! A unique Samba and percussion festival where international bands celebrate rhythm, good energy and Brazilian beats!
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