Capital Samba Encontro is CBR’s first SAMBA DRUMMING + DANCE Festival! Hosted by locals RAIO DE SOL + featuring loads of interstate bands!
A huge afternoon + night of LIVE SAMBA DRUMMING featuring local and interstate “baterias” (massed percussion groups) and samba dance + cultural performances! Hosted by Raio de Sol Canberra Community Samba Band!
Get a taste of the vibrant and energetic Brazilian Rio Carnival vibes right here in Canberra at the first CAPITAL SAMBA ENCONTRO – Drumming + Dance Festival!
With performances by drumming groups from Melbourne, Sydney + many more from around the country – this event will let experience this style of music and culture up close!
Hosted at the iconic bush venue @ Goolabri’s WedgeTail Pavilion the event is hosted by locals Raio de Sol who have represented CBR at other interstate Samba Enconto’s – and decided that the capital needed to experience this high energy event for itself!
In addition to the band performances there will also be SAMBA DANCE + other cultural performances including a Samba Dance Competition – with the whole night being closed out by local latin reggae kings Los Chavos!
Food + Drinks will be available along with a shuttle bus service (details to come!)