Grupo Mawaca com os Índios Kaxinawá, Acre (foto: Eduardo Vessoni)

Six times Amazon: Songs of the Forest

by Eduardo Vessoni translation: Rita Braga History repeats itself every time one more foreign group lands at Manaus airport. Luxury lodge accommodations deep down in the forest, superficial hangouts to riverside communities and visits to humble communities where native indigenous wear indigenous costumes to welcome another surprised tourist group that fill their shopping bags with […]

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See video with exclusive footage of the new children’s show of Mawaca

With scenery and puppets created by the Núcleo Fora da Ordem, the Mawaca has debuted their new children’s show, the show “Pelo mundo com o Mawaca” (Around the world with Mawaca). In this work, the group invites children for a great trip to several places of the world such as France, Albania, Tanzania, India, Portugal, […]

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Learn the lyrics of the new work of Mawaca

In June, Mawaca had released their seventh work, the CD/DVD ‘Inquilinos do Mundo‘ (Dwellers of the World), at Sesc Pompeia, in São Paulo. In this new work, the group presents melodies and rhythms of nomads, refugees, exiles and gypsies from all over the world with songs from Macedonia, Bulgaria, Romania, Greece, Spain, India, Mexico, Haiti […]

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Mawaca releases the CD/DVD ‘Inquilinos do Mundo’ (Dwellers of the World)

Mawaca has just releases their seventh work, the CD/DVD ‘Inquilinos do Mundo’ (Dwellers of the World), at Sesc Pompéia, in São Paulo. In this work, the group presents melodies and rhythms of nomads, refugees, exiles and gypsies from all over the world with songs from Macedonia, Bulgaria, Romania, Greece, Spain, India, Mexico, Haiti that were […]

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Where to find the new CD/DVD of Mawaca

Where to find the new CD/DVD of Mawaca The new work of Mawaca, the CD/DVD ‘Inquilinos do mundo‘ (Dwellers of the World) is now on sale at the following stores in Brazil. Livraria Cultura Pop’s Discos With melodies and rhythms of nomads, refugees, exiles and gypsies from all over the world, the seventh work of […]

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MAWACA RELEASES ‘DWELLERS OF THE WORLD’ TEASER

Brazilian band Mawaca is on the final steps of a new project titled Inquilinos do Mundo – Dwellers of the World. This new venue has been featuring melodies and rhythms of nomadic peoples, refugees, exiles and gypsies from all over the globe. It’s all about songs from Macedonia, Bulgaria, Romania, Greece, Spain, India, Mexico and […]

More about Cantos da Floresta tour in the Amazon

More about Cantos da Floresta tour in the Amazon

In 2011, Mawaca did a tour to Amazon and interchange musical experiences with six different indigenous groups like Kaxinawa, Ikolen-Gavião, Paiter Surui, Karitiana, Kambeba and Comunidade Bayaroá. There, they went to the villages and did musical workshops. Next day, they performed together in theatres in six different cities like Porto Velho, Cacoal, Ji-Parana, Manacapuru and […]

Cantoras do MAWACA durante gravação do DVD 'Ikebanas Musicais', gravado em 2011, no SESC PInheiros

Mawaca gets ready to release its third DVD

Ikebanas Musicais (Musical Ikebanas), the group’s third DVD, is a delicate DVD mixing Japanese songs from different styles and time with Brazilian elements, creating a delicate and engaging mixture. The repertoire features songs from Japanese folklore (min’yo), such as Soran Bushi, Hotaru Koi, Imayo, Oshogatsu, Kazoe Uta and Asadoya Yunta. Brazil also meets Japan in […]

Cantoras e músicos durante gravação do DVD 'Inquilinos do Mundo'

Mawaca records DVD “Inquilinos do Mundo” (Tenants of the World) with Pekka Lehti production

In August, Mawaca entered the studio to record their fourth DVD, Inquilinos do Mundo (Tenants of the World), produced by Pekka Lehti, ex-Varttina musician Nomadism is the theme of this new work, a tribute to the stylistic diversity of nomads, gypsies, refugees and everyone that, for whatever reason, are in constant motion and carry in […]

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