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.
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.
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!
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!
4.-6.10.2019 For the 11th time the festival Batuk en Fête is celebrated in Léaz, France with fabulous mestres, workshop courses and a full afro Samba & dance programme. Quaintly situated on the Swiss border near Geneva in the southern Jura, another European Samba highlight you should not miss!
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.
12.-14.7.2019 Yay! It's that time of the year again, we're all set and ready for 3 fantastic festival days in Coburg! Come visit us in our exhibition tent filled with Samba instruments and accessories and win a fancy Timbra timbal with gig bag!
Need a break? No problem: pack your drum, go to Mallorca! From June 28.-30.2019 the lovely village of Lloseta will be transformed into a Samba Reggae stronghold. Hosts Sandungueros invite you to workshops and a fabulous samba event with special guests Aainjaa from Colombia.
Happy Birthday Sambanale! 22.214.171.1249: 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.
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.
13.-15.7.2018 Come visit our team at the Kalango exhibition tent at the Samba Festival in Coburg! Enjoy a massive load of Brazilian Percussion, Samba instruments, accessories and Samba equipment for all tastes. We are looking forward to meeting you!
Ready for the island? From 29.6.-1.7.2018 the quaint little village of Lloseta in Mallorca turns into Samba Reggae land. The hosting band Sandungueros invite you to join their workshops this year with Itamar 'Lagartixa' (Olodum) and Lili Nascimiento. Exactly what you want - join us!
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.
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.
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.-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.
14.-16.7.2017 Come visit our team at the Kalango exhibition tent! International Samba Festival in Coburg - one weekend nothing but Samba! Like always, we will set up a big tent showcasing a massive load of Brazilian Percussion, Samba instruments, accessories and Samba equipment for all tastes!
2./3./4. June - The historical Sagunto by Valencia is hosting the international Percussion Festival with amazing mestres (Cesar Veloso, Charly Babalu), fantastic programme with workshops, concerts, parade, fiesta electrónica and batucada contest. Win a pack of KALANGO custom heads for your Samba band!
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..
17./18.2.2017 'Wonderworlds' are celebrated at this year's largest European Samba carnival in Bremen, northern Germany. When winter seems to never end, the carnival in Bremen offers something magical. Samba schools and blocos, mindblowing colours and wild masquerades!
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!
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!
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!
22.-24.7.2016: An extraordinary festival with fantastic programm all about Rio Samba, Samba Reggae and Maracatú, Brazilialn art & culture, top concerts and special performances - 3 days Repercussion in Monléon-Magnoac..
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!
1.-3.7.2016 Rio sambistas, dancers and helpers - Hamburg's Samba school invites you all to happy Samba playing at the Stamp Festival! Great athmosphere guaranteed and - knowing the Unidos - no lack of creative ideas, great sound and beer!
17.-19.6.2016 The 4th edition of the Dragon Samba Meeting in Cracow! Join us for a fantastic weekend with friends, hanging out playing Samba, train new techniques and do workshops. Special Kalango Deal for festival participants!
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