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Passport Picnic: Ologundê
  • Presented By: Virginia Beach Arts
  • September 7, 2019
  • Mount Trashmore Park
  • 310 Edwin Drive, , , Virginia Beach, VA 23462
  • 7573852526
  • Time: 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
  • Price: Free
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Hop, skip or jump over to Williams Farm Park for a passport picnic featuring the Afro-Brazilian traditions of Bahia, Brazil. Hailed for their interactive and educational performances all over the world, including New York, Philadelphia, Greece, Brazil and beyond, the members of Ologundê have a made a name for themselves through prime-time performance, high-quality artistry and authenticity, and even providing tours to Bahia! Featuring the unmatched energy and enthusiasm of band leader Dendê, this performance embraces found-object instruments, traditional drums and vocals while putting capeoira, samba de roda, and the dance and brilliant costume of Bahia front and center. The program will be preceded by a brief music workshop for children. FREE to all. 

12:00pm children’s workshop, 12:30pm show. Arrive as early as 11:30am to set up your picnic, check out food trucks, and settle in. Rain date: Sunday, September 8.