Gabriel Lopes (Monobloco) has announced another Europe Tour in 2024 with 2 different workshops for Rio Samba bands - register now and learn from a total pro! All levels welcome, lots of input fresh from Rio and he's also launching his new Samba book shortly!
Your Samba Summer is not over yet! Summer and autumn festivals across Europe! If you missed the Sambanale, the Coburg Samba Festival, the MegaSamba and the Brasil Fest in Brno, you'll have plenty of opportunities to party at some awesome Samba events in the coming weeks!
Leandro Barsotti, Mestre of the G.R.E.S. Estação Primeira de Lanus in Buenos Aires, Argentina, is coming over for a Workshop Tour in Europe. For fans of Rio Style Samba - book now!
10-12.11.2023 The still very young Samba School in Munich Praias do Isar is already fully involved in Europe's Samba scene. For their 1-year anniversary, they warmly invite the Samba community not only to party with them, but also to join them for percussion and dance workshops.
8.-17.1.2024 In Bahia, the bay of all saints, everything flows together musically speaking. Join us on an extraordinary workshop trip in a small group where you will gain a deep insight not only into music and rhythms, but also have a first-hand experience of the Brazilian culture.
A musical and cultural journey to the northeast of Brazil for all fans of Afro Beats and Samba Reggae! All interested Brazilian percussionists are invited to join this Bahia Connection event for two or even three weeks in the wonderful pre-carnival buzz.
3-6.8.2023 The Latin music festival with loads of Brasil beats, shows and workshops in Brno in the Czech Republic invites you to a 4-day experience: 4 stages on the main festival day, music, dance, good food, shows, workshops, absolute samba summer!
For the 19th time, the Samba community in Nijmegen invites you to its Samba Festival with a fabulous programme and international guests - a workshop weekend to party & play samba with groups and well-known mestres from Europe. Meet old friends and make new ones, samba non-stop & good vibes!
11-13.8. After last year's great success, the Escola de Samba Baturim from Vienna and the quaint town of Hartberg in Eastern Styria invite you again to a 3-day festival at an extrordinary location offering workshops for Samba Reggae, Samba Batucada & Dance.
14.-16.7.2023 Wow - after a really long break we are finally back in Coburg. This year we will have a compact booth and lots of equipment for sambistas and fans of Brazilian percussion. We are really looking forward to seeing you all and do some catching up - see you soon!
25.6.-1.7.2023 With their this year's theme "Climate Emergency and Biodiversity", the Parisians live to the rhythm of culture, colours and community life. Come join the flagship event of the association Couleurs Brazil, located in the heart of the 20th district of Paris.
Join us for Choro Camp New England’s 3rd edition: June 26 – July 2, 2023! If you have fallen in love with the Brazilian musical tradition Choro (or Chorinho) - you have good taste! A unique option for all Choro instrument sections and levels to get together for some seriously good music!
June 10-11, 2023 in Badbergen, Germany - a friendly Samba encontro with great workshops for all levels and Brazilian styles out in the countryside - outdoorsy, camper and van life friendly! A festival not to be missed.
The first Samba festival solidary with and supporting people with intellectual disabilities invites you to their event on May 28th to celebrate a musical get-together in Alcalá de Henares, Spain. Workshops, DJs, raffles and a lovely family programm await you!
Dive deep into the diversity of Brasil percussion with Dudu Tucci: from pandeiro to timbal, Candomblé, conga, bateria workshops, pre-carnival trip to Salvador and, as a highlight, a new season of the Raizes do Brasil training project beginning this summer.
Warning - Samba highlight: learn from a samba pro from Rio: Gabriel Lopes (Monobloco) is touring Europe with 2 different workshops - register now! All levels welcome, lots of input fresh from Rio and the launch of his new Samba book!
14.-16.4.2023 Samba Reggae and Rio Samba Encontro - the Carabassamba invites you with a great selection of workshops, shows, concerts and island atmosphere. As always, the hosts have put together an excellent programme with selected guest mestrxs.
9-13.11.2022: Five days nothing but Samba playing! Grooves and bateria sessions non-stop for groups or individuals. The perfect workshop to brush up your repertoire, develop your skills or learn a second instrument. Intensive workshop on all bateria instruments with Dudu Tucci.
Authentic Afro Samba from Salvador da Bahia with Mestre César Veloso (former Mestre of Malê Debalê), workshop in Berlin on October 1st, 2022, private bookings for groups, blocos and schools are welcome. Register now!
Returning after a long break - the Carabassamba Festival features a terrific selection of Samba de Enredo, Samba Reggae and Samba no Pé workshops, shows, concerts and island feeling. As usual, the islander hosts enchant with their small but excellent programme and selected guest mestres.
20 years of Marafoxé Nação Nagô! A fusion style of Maracatu and Afoxé, which Juninho Quebradera transformed into an exciting project in the favela Ilha de Joaneiro. A story that reaches from Recife to Berlin and doesn't stop there. The anniversary will be celebrated on 3.9. in Berlin.
Nijmegen welcomes you to their Samba Festival with international guests to celebrate their workshop weekend & play samba with groups and popular mestres from Europe. Meet old friends and make new ones, Samba non-stop & good vibes!
The 1st samba festival in Austria! The ever-cheerful and energetic Austrian samba scene invites you to the quaint town of Hartberg in Eastern Styria for a diverse encontro of Brazilian music sessions, dance, parade and loads of Samba Batucada, star guest from Rio!
30 years Coburg Samba Festival - congratulations! After a long break, this year's Samba Festival returns to the heart of Coburg with international bands and guests from Germany, all of Europe and Brazil. This year you will unfortunately have to manage without our Kalango stall.
And a very Happy Birthday to the Sandungueros! The hosts of the 8th +KSamba Festival in Mallorca are turning 20. A delightful Samba festival in the heart of Mallorca, nestled in the narrow streets of Lloseta, drum feel like at the Pelourinho!
Literally Mega - hundreds of ritmistas and passistas meet at the end of July for one of Europe's top Samba highlights. Not far from Lisbon and right on the shoreline of Sesimbra with magnificent beaches and the mighty Atlantic Ocean - massive, crazy, beautiful!
DuettO: Level up your repinique playing and learn from the pros! Lucas and Hebert are the ultimative killer duo on the repinique. After a longer break, they are finally touring Europe again! You can book them for a workshop between 13.6.-6.8.2022.
Ever wanted to learn from a total Samba pro from Rio? Gabriel Lopes (Monobloco) is touring Europe from April to June 2022 offering 2 different workshops. All levels are welcome, Gabriel will find plenty of fabulous Samba input to enhance your group performance. Save the date!
The Festa de Iemanjá is one of Salvador's most important summer celebrations. Every year on February 2nd, the beaches of Praia Vermelha in Salvador da Bahia turn into a ceremonial celebration area where offerings are made and much music is played. Read more about this tradition in our article.
19.2.-6.3.'22 - For the first time, there will be a Bahia Connection workshop on Tenerife. The musical journey under mestre Volker Conrath (Bloco Explosão Berlin, Bahia Connection Germany) includes a 5-day course with public performances and a visit to the legendary carnival in Santa Cruz. Register now!
5-7.11.2021 For pandeiro fans or those who want to become one - workshop weekend in Berlin with Dudu Tucci: learn modern and traditional techniques, e.g. mixing samba or baião with funk, transferring Maracatu rhythms to the pandeiro or developing new grooves.
Finally, light on the festival horizon! The SaSy Berlin confidently invites the European Samba scene to celebrate its 1/4-century anniversary in Berlin. A whole weekend with a wide range of outstanding workshops and concerts - sadly also their final edition.
Freiburg frame drum festival! Once again, the Tamburi Mundi 2021 is hosting top-class workshops with instructors from all over the world, all friends of frame drums (including the Brazilian pandeiro!) are very welcome to take part.
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