Festa Mukambo is the new place to be for the better Afro-Grooves in Brussels! Former Groovalicious resident DJ Mukambo launches this new party in town where you can groove to the best Afro sounds: afrobeat, ethiogrooves, Afro-Latin & Afro-Brazilian, Lusafrican, soukouss, arabesque, reggae/dub/dancehall and hip-hop with an ethnic/regional flavor.
Place to be is Bazaar Brussels, a fine club in the Marolles in the centre of town. Grand premier on Friday 25th of August 2017.
22h Afro-Brazilian dance workshop with Aline Valentim (Babalakina)
23h-5h party with DJ's Bounty Radio & Mukambo
⫸ Bounty Radio (Groovalizacion Radio): one of the driving forces behind the rejuvenation of web-radio Groovalizacion. His biweekly shows brings a good dose of exotic and danceable world music, live on Thursdays 8-9pm on radio Quindo and as a podcast on Groovalizacion. Every show blends both organic and electronic music of all regions, ages and genres in order to create a unique interpretation of the tropics. Every tracklist is vivid and surprisingly divers. He puts the best of his show into steamy DJ-sets. He will also be VJing during Mukambo's set.
⫸ Babalakina (Rio de Janeiro): the Brazilian dancer Aline Valentim is specialized in dança afro (contemporary Afro-Brazilian dance) and in regional dances from the northeast of Brazil, like maracatu, afoxé, coco, ciranda, jongo & beyond. She has bee part of Rio Maracatu for 20 years as a dancer and coordinator of the dance group, as well as giving weekly dance classes at Fundição Progresso (Rio de Janeiro). In 2015 she celebrated her 10 years of professional work in Afro-Brazilian dance with her own Afro-contemporary dance company Babalakina.
Mukambo (Groovalizacion Radio): his weekly podcast Radio Mukambo immerses you in Afro-grooves and the pulsation of our cities where sounds get mixed up to create world fusion without borders. He's been making Brussels & beyond groove since 2011, was the driving force behind the popular Groovalicious parties and now launches this new party, Festa Mukambo, in Bazaar Brussels.
22:00 > 5:00 (come early!)
Bazaar Brussels, rue des Capucins 63, 1000 Bruxelles (Marolles)
Damage: € 5 before midnight / € 8 after
Come in a dancing mood and… GETCHA GROOVE ON!