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.
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.
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.
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!
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!
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.
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.
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!
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!
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!
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.
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!
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!
28.-31.7.2016 isto é MEGASAMBA - aqui só tem lugar para ALEGRIA! Samba in Sesimbra - grab your drum and off you go for some sun, Portugal's Samba family invites you to their annual highlight by the Ocean! 3 days of high-end Samba!
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..
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!
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!
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!
29.4.-1.5.2016 in Zuera, Aragón, Spain! Samba Reggae and Afro Samba fans will get a great deal on workshops, concerts, 'jam Batendo session', big show and street gigs for whole weekend!
27.6.-4.7.2016 Summer percussion camp on the beautiful island of Paros, Greece
16th of April 2016: legendary ethnic percussion festival in Alicante on the Mediterranean coast of Spain - Samba Reggae / Afro Samba fans this is for you! Workshop with Jair Rezende, hundreds of drummers, megabloco, fantastic night!
11./12./13. march 2016 - Samba Reggae fans attention please: a tiny village in the rolling hills of northern Spain is stirring up its region - Demanda Samba invites you to their famous Támbor Fest in Pradoluengo! 3 days Samba action!
1./2./3. April: Springbreak 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 2016 festival season!
For 2016 Dudu Tucci has prepared a large and exciting programme for sambistas of all styles! The year starts with a trip to Salvador for percussionists and also stays colourful in the PAC Percussion Art Center in Berlin!
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!
23.-26-7-2015 The Mega-Samba event in Portugal! What could be more beautiful than playing Samba on a beach in the sun with friends? Right - also having a caipirinha in your hand! Great programm & workshops - Sesimbra invites you to Samba, beach, sun, seaside, party!