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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.

Nisia (BE/Italy)

CD Release ’Pandora e cumpagnia’

Two voices: one belonging to a double bassist and one to a Sicilian singer who also plays percussion. Together they sing and play songs with a long history: serenades, seefarers’ and workmen’s (...)

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Aman Yusufi (Afghanistan) | Ibrahim Keivo (Syria)

Troubadours of hope

It may seem naive or absurdly optimistic, but we are nevertheless convinced that music has the power to bring about change for the better. On this evening we give the chance to two troubadours (...)

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Second trimester of music classes

You can still sign up for some of the classes

After some very rewarding holidays, our teachers can’t wait to make 2017 a beautifully sounding year. Check out all of them... If you want to make sure if you can still sign up for one of these (...)

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