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Batida

REVIEW Batida

By 10 April, 2012

Electrifying the global dance scene, Batida incorporates traditional Angolan rhythms with modern electronic beats.  Angolan / Portuguese DJ Mpula aka Pedro Coquenão has arrived at an electro-traditional sound, that integrates photography, video, Carnaval, and politics in a vast... Read Article

South America Carnival Guide 2012

By 15 February, 2012

Carnival season is almost here! Of course the most famous carnival is Rio’s, but there are many more. In Brazil alone there are large carnival parties in Salvador, Recife, Paraty and Ouro Preto to name just a few.... Read Article

Murga: The Unknown Buenos Aires’ Carnival

By 13 February, 2011

Throughout Latin America, carnival traditions are intrinsically tied to the African slave descendents and their culture and struggle. It’s said that during colonial times, the week of carnival (a Christian traditional celebration of pagan origins that happens right... Read Article