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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Workshops pandereta and Galician dance: once a month on Sunday: Eva Fernandez & Xavi Sanchez
We are confident that the proverbial ’good time’ will be had by all at this year’s second instalment of our Queimada, or folk dance night. The evening begins at 19:30 with a warm-up session in which (...)>> More
We have been looking forward with eager anticipation to this evening, a brand new concert format for the radio show Le Monde est un Village produced every Monday to Friday evening by Didier Mélon (...)>> More