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About Simeon

Masamba Samba School is Ireland's premier Afro-Brasilian music and dance group.

June Statistics

We had a really busy, and a really good month of June. It was also a good balance between the community see of the work, and chances to perform at some quite high profile events. We blogged lots of little … Continue reading

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Is June over yet??

As the end of June draws near, it’s worth looking back at what has been a fantastic month for Masamba. However, right now, there is too much in the immediate future to allow for that! On Monday, we began a … Continue reading

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Increased Volume of Work

    We have had a lot of requests for bookings, and general information over the last couple of weeks, and we must admit that we have been slow to get back to some of you. However, in our defence, … Continue reading

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Cramming Time!

As many students will know, as the end of the year approaches, a bit of cramming is usually in order. Week, it’s the same in the Masamba camp over the next few weeks, we will have to go to school … Continue reading

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Just Rewards!

We’ve been putting in a few long days over the last week or so, but, as is right and proper, we are being rewarded for it!   Last week we started work in a new school, the Holy Family School … Continue reading

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Cycles and Connections

Masamba is now in it’s 23rd year of continuous operation. Over that time, a lot of people have come and gone from the band, as is the nature of community music and life in general. Some people disappear for ever, … Continue reading

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Storm Emma and Masamba

For the last week, the media, and popular discussion has centred around one topic: Storm Emma and the mayhem that came with it. For Masamba, it was ‘kind of’ business as usual, though the storm made it’s presence felt in … Continue reading

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New Rehearsal Location

In recent weeks, and largely behind the scenes, Masamba has moved. To say that it has been a difficult process would be an understatement. We all know that rental rates in Dublin have shot up again in recent months, and … Continue reading

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Moving Onwards (and Upwards?)

It’s been a long, but rewarding week here at Masamba.   We are still moving stuff out of the Bow Lane premises in storage, and despite some obstacles, we’re getting there. We just did a deal on another big shed … Continue reading

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Great To Be ‘Back to School’.

As the first full working week after Christmas winds down, we can report that it is great to be back to work in MasambaLand! Things are always a little slow to re-energise after the festive season, but this week we … Continue reading

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