Moscow Samba Festival 2019

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6th Moscow Samba Festival will take place on 24–26 of May, 2019!

Mestre Gabriel Policarpo

Gabriel Policarpo is a musician famous in the world of samba not only for his masterly playing the repinique but also for his unique musical arrangements. Gabriel was born in 1984 in the city of Niterói (Rio de Janeiro). And since childhood, playing in carnival blocks, he became interested in percussion. At the age of thirteen, he joined the school of his district Unidos do Viradouro and two years later he became the first repinique and soloist of bateria.


The program can change! Stay tuned for updates!

Visa and Accomodation

The guests of the Festival organize their accomodation themselves.

Do you need visa to visit Russia? Check here.

Most of hotels and hostels in Moscow provide visa service for their guests for a reasonable money or sometimes even for free. You can obtain invitation letter yourself, if needed:

Rehearsal base

Rehearsals for drummers are at the ZIL Culture Center Moscow, Vostochnaya ulitsa, 4-1 (Avtozavodskaya metro station) (3rd floor, small theatre hall)

Stay tuned for updates!


Schedule for drummers