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Category Archives: Berlin Karneval der Kulturen
We have safely returned from Berlin, after an excellent long weekend at the Karneval der Kulturen.
Our own show, on the Friday night was a great success, despite a few technical difficulties, and the feedback from the Brasilians and sambistas present was very positive.
[caption id=”attachment_354″ align=”aligncenter” width=”614″ caption=”MaSamba on stage in Berlin, May 21st 2010. Dessie 'the Bottles' on Bodhrán.Also in the shot
Last weekend, we welcomed Dudu Tucci back to Dublin to deliver a three-day workshop on the rhythms played in his Afoxe Loni project in Berlin.
This is all working towards MaSamba’s participation in the Karneval der Kulturen in Berlin this year, which is supported by Culture Ireland. As well as performing our own set on the Latin Stage, we will join Dudu and roughly 60 other performers for the… Read More
Just before Christmas, we received the news that Culture Ireland, the Irish governmental body which represents Irish culture abroad, had awarded us a grant of €5000 towards our trip to Berlin in May.
The visit is to participate in the world-renowned Karneval der Kulturen and will involve MaSamba performing on the official Latin Stage, as well as… Read More
We have just received the news that MaSamba will have an opportunity to perform at the Latin stage in the Karneval der Kulturen, 2010 in Berlin!
10 MaSamba members travelled to Berlin for the event last May, and were kindly hosted by local Samba School ‘Sapucaiu no Samba‘ and participated in the Carnival parade with them, and drummers from all over Germany. It was a great event… Read More
Nine members of the band have just returned from the Carnival of Cultures in Berlin, where we played with local samba group, Sapucaiu no Samba.
We spent three days in Berlin, rehearsing, performing and taking in the sights. The parade itself was a monster – five hour of solid samba batucada! However, the event was well organised, there was
Below we have compiled some videos and photos of MaSamba and Sapucaiu no Samba at the Karneval der Kultur 2009, Berlin.
MaSamba has always attracted members from many different countries and at this time we are lucky enough to have, among others, three German members in the group.
This is partly why there is such a focus on what is happening there at the moment. German member Oliver has managed to get us an invitation to perform with Sapacui No Samba at the world-famous Karvneval der Kulturen (Carnival of Culture)… Read More