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2019 Be A Drummer for a Day with Batalá Washington

Batala Washington

Saturday, July 27, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM (EDT)

2019 Be A Drummer for a Day with Batalá Washington

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Suggested minimum donation of $5. Your donation will support this year's BaDfaD partner and beneficiary, Empowered Women International.
Jul 27, 2019 Enter donation ($)

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Event Details

Have you ever wanted to drum with Batalá?  Then join us for our 5th Annual Be a Drummer for a Day (BaDfaD)! This community outreach and fundraising event is open to ANYONE!  

The day includes:

  • Batalá performance and history of the music
  • Batalá drumming workshops
  • Afro Bahian dance lesson with Água Doce (Sonia Pesoa)
  • Photo booth
  • Batala face painting
  • Batala costumes
  • Raffles!!
  • Food Truck: Dangerously Delicious Pies

What to bring:

  • Suggested minimum donation:  $5
  • Bring your own water bottle to re-fill
  • If you have them: earplugs and/or kneepads

Each year we bring awareness to a different, local organization.  This year we are supporting Empowered Women International (EWI), a program of the Latino Economic Development Center.  100% of the money raised will be donated to EWI.

Event is rain or shine.  #BatalaDCDrum4ADay2019

Please RSVP to our FB event page to receive updates!

 

FAQs

 

Are children permitted at the event?

We love the kiddos, and the event is family friendly; children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times.

 

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

L'Enfant Plaza Metro - OR, SV, BL, YL, GR - Hancock Park is directly across the Maryland Ave & 7th St exit
We highly recommend taking public transportation or shared riding.
There is metered street parking. 

 

What can I bring into the event?

- Bring your own water bottle to refill
- If you have them, please bring earplugs and kneepads

 

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please RSVP to our FB page to receive updates.  You can post questions on the event page.
Or email:  newdrums@batalawashington.com 

 

What's the refund policy?

Be a Drummer for a Day is a fundraising and community event with a suggested minimum donation of $5.  If you cannot attend, we hope you will consider donating.

 

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Though we will have a printout of attendees, please have your registration confirmation available on your mobile device, or a printout.

Have questions about 2019 Be A Drummer for a Day with Batalá Washington? Contact Batala Washington

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When & Where


Hancock Park
800 C Street Southwest
Washington, DC 20024

Saturday, July 27, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM (EDT)


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Organizer

Batala Washington

Batalá Washington is an all-women band that plays Afro-Brazilian Samba-Reggae rhythms. We are a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, and all our members are volunteers. Batalá Washington's mission is to empower women through drumming and expose people to Brazil’s dynamic Afro­ Bahian culture and Samba ­Reggae music. Joining Batalá is free of charge to all women regardless of race, religion, income, sexual orientation or musical experience. We are currently closed to new members.

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