2nd International Afro-Brasilian Percussion Summer Workshops
BATALA DRUM CAMP 2016
A Deep Diving in Afro-Brasilian Music & Culture
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In short: BATALA is an international percussion group that was founded in 1997 from the Brasilian percussionist Mestre Giba Goncalves dos Santos. Our music (Samba reggae style) was born in Salvador, Bahia of northeast Brasil, keeps its roots in African traditional rhythms of candomble and has a heavy dose of Brazilian samba. The group performs this music in four different types of drums producing a powerful dynamic sound that rouses your senses. This year Batala Atenas proudly presents the 2nd Batala Summer Drum Camp at the beautiful island of Paros, in the center of the Aegean sea in Greece. Guests Mestres: The Founder of Batala Mestre Giba (Batala/Cortejo afro).
Where: Santa Maria, Paros island, Greece.
When: June 27th – July 3rd 2016.
What: A Leading Dance & Percussion Summer Camp in Europe.
BATALA DRUM CAMP presents 6 days full of intensive percussion masterclasses, dance workshops, live shows, round-table discussions, and much more!
Working languages: Greek , English, Portuguese, French.
Participants: Percussionists and enthusiasts of ALL AGES and ALL LEVELS are welcome to apply for a place. The number of available instruments is strictly limited. “First come-First served” until all places are filled.
Program & Registration: contact us at:
Batala Mundo members: email@example.com
Batala Atenas members: firstname.lastname@example.org
…just a taste of the 1st Batala Drump Camp
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Batala Atenas 2nd DrumCamp Frequntly Asked Questions
Accommodation for the entire 7 day stay will be at the beautiful Santa Maria Beach, Paros, Greece. Santa Maria Beach is located near Naoussa, in Plastira Bay and is a long coastline divided in two soft, golden sandy beaches with crystal emerald waters, which offers a beautiful sunrise view on the island of Naxos. It is fully organized, with Beach bar, sun beds, umbrellas and water sports facilities for windsurfing, scuba diving, paddle boats, etc. The campsite is located just behind the beach. Paros. one of the most typical islands of Cyclades is famous for the traditional architecture, the lovely beaches and its nightlife. Parikia and Naoussa are the main villages of Paros, where most activities are concentrated. As it is located in the centre of Cyclades, holidays in Paros can be combined with holidays to other islands, such as Antiparos, Mykonos, Santorini and many more.
The campsite is located just behind the beach. Paros. one of the most typical islands of Cyclades is famous for the traditional architecture, the lovely beaches and its nightlife. http://www.surfbeach.gr/
We offer transportation through camping buses only .
Nessecary Drumming Gear.
Sticks, kneepads, ear protection, belt, drum.