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  • Sat
    11
    Jun
    2016

    GRAND BATTERIA EXPRESS

    11AM-12 Noon

    Parade starts walking west from Ossington and Dundas West; parade ends at Lansdowne and Dundas.

    Grand Bateria Express is a supergroup drumming ensemble that includes leaders and members of the Samba SquadEscola de SambaBatucada CariocaSamba EleguaT.Dot BatuMaracatu Mar Aberto, Bloco Loco and from Montreal: Terrato.

    Rick Shadrach Lazar is the Music Director,  working in collaboration with  Maninho Costas and Alex Bordokas.
     
     Canada’s largest drumming ensemble launches the day at Dundas West Fest with a moving party playing four rhythms – Samba, Soca, Maracatu and Samba Reggae. Check out the videos to learn more about the rhythms. You can also learn the dance steps and join in the performance!
     
    Sponsored by Lula Lounge: www.lula.ca