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A Contrabanda

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.

NEW: 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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The CD Refugees for Refugees has arrived !

Info on the album and on the project

After several months of work, reflection, meetings, exchanges and intense musical moments, the CD Refugees for Refugees ’Amerli’ is finally there! The 25 musicians participating in the project and (...)

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Festival d’Art de Huy

20-24 august

Since 1998 the Festival d’Art de Huy receives artists from around the globe in one of the most beautiful festival locations of the country. Muziekpublique is particularly happy to contribute their (...)

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