Category Archives: Community/Outreach

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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Cha-cha-cha-changes

It’s that time of the year, when almost everyone is looking forward to the school holidays, especially the teachers! We always meet this time of the year with mixed emotions. On one hand, it is nice to get a break, … 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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