Happy Tuesday Friends! We are excited to announce our Co-Headliner for the 5th Annual Carnaval do Brazil!! Drum roll please!!!! We are excited to announce Batala Los Angeles will be co-headlining the next Carnaval! The amazing roots of Samba Reggae done Carnaval style will help ignite the energy of the people to a whole nother level!
Batala L.A. is a samba reggae music & dance ensemble led by Musical director Mario Pallais. Batala was founded in Paris in 1997 by Giba Goncalves, a Bahian percussionist (Ilê Aiyê, Olodum). Goncalves is one of the founders of the Afro Bloco Cortejo Afro, an arts education project to help undeserved young people living in poor communities.
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