Be a part of the first performance by Canada’s biggest Brazilian drumming group on June 6 at Dundas West Fest.
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Grand Bateria Express is a new band that will unite Toronto drumming groups Samba Squad , Samba Elégua, Baque de Bamba - Brazilian Drumming Group, Escola de Samba Toronto, Maracatu Mar Aberto, Batucada Carioca and T.Dot Batu and community members to perform four rhythms originating in Brazil and the Caribbean.
JOIN THE BAND! Visit http://www.lulaworld.ca learn the your part by watching the videos for each rhythm, attend the rehearsals and join the parade!
Samba Lessons https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLNgTCoJO3I3lSMthFh1lCItdTgVnWW3P6
Maracatu Lessons https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLNgTCoJO3I3kFtgrci-7zWOVQw-LjYs9E
Not a drummer? You can still dance, march or volunteer in the parade. Tell us how you want to participate.
Grand Bateria Express is presented with Contemporanea and Steve's Music.
The performance kicks off Lulaworld's full day of free outdoor programming at the Lulaworld stage presented by CBC Toronto. We're celebrating the Music and Dance of the Americas in anticipation of the coming TORONTO 2015 Pan Am and Parapan Games.
Presented with support from Toronto Arts Council, Ontario Arts Council, The Government of Ontario, Heritage Canada, Citizenship and Immigration Canada.