LightNight 2018: Liverpool Central Library: Feel it / Hear it / See it

    Location (with MAP): Liverpool Central Library
    Date/Time: 18 May 2018. 5:00pm - 11:00pm
    Event: Festival - LightNight 2018: Liverpool Central Library: Feel it / Hear it / See it
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    FEEL IT / HEAR IT / SEE IT BRAZILIAN CARNIVAL CULTURE
    17:00 – 23:00

    Liverpool Central Library

    Family Friendly, Participate, Performance, Streets

    Batala Mersey drumming band collaborate with Brouhaha International to present a series of three hands-on workshops, each followed by carnival performances and processions to allow audiences the opportunity to understand and experience Brazilian carnival culture.

    Feel It Traditional Carnival Mask Workshop

    16:00 — 18:00

    ‘Make and take’ workshop from Brouhaha on the ground floor. Reflect upon self-transformation in the spirit of carnival and masquerade, and then join in with the parade wearing your brand-new mask.

    Batala Carnival Parade

    18:30 — 19:00 

    Starting at Steble Fountain, Batala Mersey play a traditional Bahian repertoire from north east Brazil.

    Spiritual Mask Workshop

    19:00 — 20:00 

    ‘Make and take’ workshop from Brouhaha on the ground floor. Create your own mask inspired by Brazilian Orixas and the spiritual origins of the culture.

    Batala Mersey on the Picton Steps

    20:15 — 20:45

    A static small band drumming performance expressing the conceptual origins of the Brazilian spirit.

    Animal Forms Mask Workshop

    21:00 — 22:00

    ‘Make and take’ workshop from Brouhaha on the ground floor.

    Batala Decoding (illuminated set)

    22:30 — 23:00

    An illuminated band performance on the library piazza featuring animal masks (made in the earlier workshops) and digitally animated horses, created to visually decode each drum in the ensemble.

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