SF Bay Brazilian Day & Lavagem Festival Online (Facebook Live @ BrasArte)
Sunday, September 6th
11am – 4:30pm.
Celebrate Brazilian Independence Day with a FREE online festival featuring an exciting program of live music and dance performances and a Lavagem (blessing) live form Santo Amaro Bahia.
11am-12pm free pop up dance classes
Music featuring Oakland Samba Review, Dona Francisca, Sambada and special performance by composer Roberto Mendes live from Santo Amaro Bahia.
Dance performances Marcelo Chocolate & Kellyn Rosa (Rio), Marcela Rabelo & Pitoco de Aaira (Pernambuco), Nadia Qabazard.
Special Lavagem ceremony and blessing with Baba Pote & Nicinha Raizes de Santo Amaro live from Santo Amaro Bahia 2-3pm
Free & open to the public (VIP Zoom passes available for purchase)
@Casa de Cultura – 1901 San Pablo Ave. Berkeley, CA
LIVE THIS SUNDAY!
BrasArte’s Brazilian Day Festival is the crown jewel among numerous annually hosted events. It pays homage to two major celebrations in Brazil – Brazil’s Independence Day and a traditional Lavagem.
The festivities this year unfold live performances from the Bay Area and Brazil with a symbolic Ritual and culminating in a blessing for world peace given by children from the local community. There follows with live music, dance performances, and many surprises.
Thank you for your support.