Category Archives: Funding/Support

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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Berlin, Candomblé and ufa FABRIK

Last weekend, I travelled back to Berlin to participate in a  three day course in Candomblé percussion with  my friend and mentor Dudu Tucci. I was first introduced to Candomblé percussion back in 1999, but at the time, I didn’t … 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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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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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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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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MaSamba to receive funding under the Arts Council/Music Network Music Capital Scheme

It has been an exciting time in Masamba over the last few weeks, with the move to the new building and the beginning of a new year. Now we can report that there is more good news ahead. Masamba has … Continue reading

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