Category Archives: Community/Outreach

25 Years of Samba In Dublin

    ’25 years for any organisation to exist really is a huge achievement. For that to happen within a new community in Dublin, with all the changes that happen within those communities, is even more impressive. For that to … Continue reading

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Retail Therapy

With the schools all closed, we at Masamba are allowed some time to gather our thoughts and prepare for the next season. Some of you will be aware that we have been involved in the Deep River Rock ‘Thirst For … Continue reading

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Countdown to the Holidays!

What a brilliant week! The end of the school year is always a strange time for us at Masamba, as all normal activities cease, and all sorts of challenging and fun projects present themselves. Some of our existing projects are … 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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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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Van-tastic End to the Year!

For a number of years, Masamba has been caught in a bind. We need to increase revenue in order to realise all of our plans of working in the community and also operating a successful samba performance group. However, with only … Continue reading

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Masamba – The Learning Hub

It’s such a shame that we will have to vacate our current rehearsal space and HQ in November, as we are finally getting to the point where it is becoming a learning hub for world music, as well as a … Continue reading

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More Collabs, Y’all!

We mentioned earlier in the week, our excellent collaboration with artist Will St. Leger, on a mural that will decorate the front of our building. That’s not all. A couple of weeks back, we were contacted by a dancer called … Continue reading

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CDYSB Support for Masamba Youth Project

We are delighted to announce that we have been awarded a grant of €2000 by the City of Dublin Youth Service Board (CDYSB). This grant will be used to purchase some new instruments and sticks for our Youth Project, and … Continue reading

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