‘Samba Que Elas Querem’ Celebrate One-Year Anniversary Thursday

The all-female group ‘Samba Que Elas Querem’ (roughly translated as ‘Samba that they, the women, want’) have had a busy year, playing all across Rio and gaining many fans and supporters along the way, with their timely celebration of women in samba.

By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This Thursday (August 16th) at 6PM, the all-female samba roda (samba circle) 'Samba Que Elas Querem' celebrate their one-year anniversary with a free performance on the streets of central Rio, at Banca do André, Rua Pedro Lessa, next to Avenida Rio Branco in Cinelândia.

While the eponymous ladies will be taking to the streets first to perform, they will later be joined by DJ Bieta, who will perform a DJ set for the crowd. She will then be followed by the all-female poetry slam group . . .

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