Samba Fest May 2, 2015 11am-6pm

Mortensen Riverfront Plaza, 300 Columbus Blvd., Hartford, CT 06106

SAMBA FEST POSTER 2015  Event to be broadcast live on 89.3 WRTC-FM

Special SNEAK PEEK PERFORMANCE with MENINOS DE MINAS

at the Hartford Public Library

NOON Thursday April 30th!!!  (500 Main Street, Hartford)

Musical Performances, Dance Workshops, Crafts,

Brazilian Food, Games and Activities!!!

 

Featuring the Ivan Vilela Trio from São Paulo: (Ivan Vilela, 10-string Viola – Gilberto dos Syllos, Bass – Ari Colares, Brazilian Percussion)

Meninos de Minas from Minas Gerais, Brazil, with special guest Adriano George

Brazilian dance workshops with Ginga Brasileira featuring Efraim Silva and Thelma Ladeira (Samba, Capoeira, Maculelê)

Brazilian Jazz with Sambeleza  (Isabella Mendes – Vocals/Piano – Jeff Fuller, Bass/Vocals – Joe Carter, Guitar – Tim Moran, Sax/Flute/Percussion – Ben Biello, Drums)

Trinity Samba Ensemble directed by Eric Galm

GuakiBom Jazz Salsa Ensemble directed by Ray Gonzalez

Trinity Steel Band directed by Curtis Greenidge

Samba Parade open to everyone!!!

Face Painting with Amazing Face Art

AND MORE!!!

Special thanks to the Consulate General of Brazil in Hartford for their continued support!!!

Scenes from 2014 Samba Fest!

2015 Sponsors

Azul Airlines

Azul Airlines

Contemporanea

Contemporanea

Greater Hartford Arts Council

Greater Hartford Arts Council

Roberts Foundation

Roberts Foundation

Consulate General of Brazil in Hartford

Consulate General of Brazil in Hartford

Hartford Public Library

Hartford Public Library

The Center for Urban and Global Studies Arts Initative, Music Department, and Office of Community Relations at Trinity College

The Center for Urban and Global Studies Arts Initative, Music Department, and Office of Community Relations at Trinity College