Batuke! Festival: Batuke! 2017 Festival: Saturday Show at Rich Mix

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In a nutshell

Saturday night performance is an eclectic program curated by Iris De Brito - The creative director of Batuke! Festival - showcasing a dance theatre piece based on various collaborations with the artists invited to the event. Ticket includes entry to the Masked Ball on the same night.

Go on...

This year's performance follow a common thread exploring elements that jump from tradition to globalism. From familiar to unrest and change celebrating the fusion of rhythms and dance vocabulary that includes African dance styles, social partner dance and edging contemporary interpretation...

What to Expect

Traditional African dance, addictive rhythms, social dance styles such as Kizomba and Semba and afro-contemporary dance movement. Also with live drumming and song.

Who's Involved

2017 line-up features groundbreaking artists alongside the most exciting new talents from around the UK, Europe and Africa: Iris De Brito (UK), Chantal Loial (Guadeloupe), GOP Dancers (UK), Master Petchu & Vanessa Carvalho (Angola), Cazuza Kinvula (Angola), Vitor Mendes & Ivona (Cape-Verde / Czech Republic), Akram & Sevda (Holland), Alesandra Seutin (UK), Diene Waw Wa Sagna (Senegal), Akosua Boakye (Ghana), Richard Voogt (South Africa), Jay Jay (UK) and an exclusive line up of DJs from around the globe: DJ Marito (Portugal), DJ Pakassa (France), DJ Ele (Spain) and DJ B (Angola).

Venue Details & Map

Rich Mix

35 - 47 Bethnal Green Road
E1 6LA
+44 (0)20 7613 7498
Public transport:
Shoreditch High Street Station - Exit the station, turn out on to Bethnal Green Road. Turn right and cross over the road. Rich Mix is located a short distance along the road.

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