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2019 Be A Drummer for a Day with Batalá Washington

  • Hancock Park 800 C Street Southwest Washington, DC 20024 (map)

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.

Be A Drummer for a Day with Batalá Washington! A community outreach and fundraising event to benefit Empowered International Women.

Please RSVP via this FB event page to receive updates. Go to Eventbrite to register and make your donations. You may also donate on the day of the event.

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)

  • Photo booth

  • Batala face painting

  • Batala costumes

  • Raffles!!

  • 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.