Category Archives: Community

Back in the Community

August is usually a pretty quiet month for us here at Masamba. Most of the educational institutions and youth projects we work with are shut for the month, or operating a reduced service. As many people are on holidays, there … Continue reading

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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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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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The Month Ahead

June into July is always a time of change for us at Masamba. The schools work finishes up, and we come to rely more on gigs to keep us busy! As the month began, we had a great little gig … Continue reading

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Proud to be part of Pride

This year, Masamba members will again be bringing the samba beat to one of Ireland’s largest and most colourful street events – the Pride Parade 2017! After the St. Patrick’s Festival parade, Pride is probably now the 2nd biggest parade … Continue reading

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Back to School/New Beginnings!

We got back to the rehearsal space yesterday afternoon, tired but happy with a good week’s work behind us. This is the time of the year when a lot of our school work re-commences after the Summer break, and it … Continue reading

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A Good Day at the Office

Today was one of those magic days that make being in MaSamba so worthwhile. This morning, I was up in Castleblayney for my third workshop with a groups of local children, in preparation for the Muckno Mania Festival Parade tomorrow … Continue reading

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Presidential Visit to MaSamba, March 11th 2015

As many of you will know, we recently re-located to a new rehearsal space on Bow Lane West, and it has created a lot of extra work for everyone in the band, but last week made it all worth it! … Continue reading

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Architects of Our Own Destiny

Apologies for the lack of posts over the last few weeks, but we have been extremely busy getting ready for the impending of the President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins. The President has kindly offered to open our new building … Continue reading

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