Nancy will be in attendance to support Batala Washington and Empowered Women International. She has donated one of her Sketches of the Heart Journals for their raffle. All proceeds will benefit Empowered Women International.
Location: Hancock Park, 800 C Street Southwest, Washington, DC 20024
The day includes:
Batalá performance and history of the music
Batalá drumming workshops
Afro Bahian dance lesson with Água Doce (Sonia Pesoa)
Batala face painting
Food Truck: Dangerously Delicious Pies
What to bring:
Suggested minimum donation: $5
Bring your own water bottle to re-fill
If you have them: earplugs and/or kneepads
Each year Batalá Washington brings awareness to a different, local organization. This year they will be supporting Empowered Women International (EWI), a program of the Latino Economic Development Center. 100% of the money raised will be donated to EWI.
Event is rain or shine. #BatalaDCDrum4ADay2019
Batalá Washington is an all-women band that plays Afro-Brazilian Samba-Reggae rhythms. We are a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, and all our members are volunteers. Batalá Washington's mission is to empower women through drumming and expose people to Brazil’s dynamic Afro Bahian culture and Samba Reggae music.