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A Contrabanda plays traditional music from Galicia (north of Spain) on gaita (Galician bagpipes) and percussion (tambourine, shells, drum...). This ’banda de gaitas’ is the result of the lessons gaita and percussion at Muziekpublique (Brussels). Galician music is -thanks to its celtic roots- close to Irish and Breton music. Contrabanda plays the typical Galician rythms (muiñeira, similar to the ’jig’, jota, paso doble, polka, rumba etc), and also shows you how to dance on them!

In recent years A Contrabanda played at several festivals in Belgium and France (Festival Euroceltes Strasbourg, Parkfeesten Sterrebeek etc).

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We teach Galician and Irish music -gaita, flute, pandereta and tambor- every Thursday in Brussels at the Muziekpublique World Music and Dance Academy.

Hide&Seek Festival !

22->28 august 2016 : World music concerts in unexpected Brussels

Experience a unique combination of a traditional world music concerts in some of the most surprising and symbolic places of Brussels: The Atomium, the Coudenbergh, an old tramway, the corridors (...)

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Boi Akih (Indonesia/ The Netherlands) | Hide & Seek

Concert in the Horta-Lambeaux Temple of Human Passions & visit of the ’Cinquantenaire’ park

At the heart of the ‘Cinquantenaire’ park, in 1890 Victor Horta designed a temple for the monumental white marble relief "Human passions" by the Antwerp sculptor Jef Lambeaux. For a long time the (...)

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SOLD OUT ! Mola Sylla, Bao Sissoko, Wouter Vandenabeele (Senegal/Be) | Hide & Seek

Concert in the Solvay Library

This concert is sold out. The Solvay Library, located in the Leopold Park and the European district, is the perfect setting for a concert. Behind its austere classical façade hides a rich decor (...)

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