Addia Furtado, an actress and percussionist, develops her percussive research on the rhythms of Afro-Brazilian culture and traditional rhythms from West African countries, a region of the ancient Mandingo Empire, having already taken courses with african masters: Sekouba Oulare, Babara Bangoura, Fode Bangoura, Bolokada Conde, among others. Also trained as an actress and producer since 2003.
She is currently part of the african dance and percussion group Abayomi and the group formed by women La Clínica, which mixes percussion and African and Afro Brazilian dance with several performative elements with the woman as protagonist.
“Seeds of Freedom” Hello Dear PFC Members! This Friday, we’re excited to share an all-new Song Around The World with you, “Seeds of Freedom,” written by our friend Manu Chao. The powerful message of this song —that everyone is connected and has the power to plant the seeds to a better future for all human […]
Thank You For Another Great Year! | Best of 2018 Photo Album
This year was a great one for all of us at playing For Change. We are thankful for all the people we met, and all the music we enjoyed! Above all, we are deeply thankful for all the love and support you keep giving us – together we are connecting the world through music! This […]