2019 Batuke! Festival


All shows, parties, workshops & concert @ RichMix, 35-47 Bethnal Green Rd, London E1 6LA

Join us in celebrating 10 years of connecting people through Afro - Portuguese culture. Create memories, meet people, learn about another culture and dance your heart out!!

Friday 23rd

Artist concert

Best way to start your weekend watching of the most iconic singers of Angolan culture Bonga Kwenda singing hits and telling stories. 

Dress code: Gala

Party 'till 1am






Saturday 24th

Shows & Party

Join us for an amazing night! Production show with KAYSHA + invited artists.Party with our guru DJs dancing 'till your feet hurt!

Dress code: Wakanda

Kizomba class 21:30 with Studio Afro Latino

Party 'till 5am. No entry after 3am.



Sunday 25th


Daily workshops, seminar presentation, afro marketplace, food, social, check the full programme!

Dress code: Sexy Beach

Dino DaCruz & Eliza Sala show

Social dancing and food 'till 11pm




monday 26th

Carnival parade

Did you learn your Carnival routine? No? You can still join us! Parade with us for a lifetime experience!

Dress code: Batuke T-shirt + carnival outfit

We leave the parade at 4pm, please watch carnival leaders.




Sunday workshops

11:00 - 12:00

Panel discussion & Coffee Lounge

Arrive just before 11, grab a coffee or tea and join us with a panel of artists & speakers discussing the globalisation of Kizomba and how it affects culture. Q & A at the end. Prof. Ananya Kabir from Kings College University will lead the conversation and talk about her Modern Moves research project.

12:00 to 13:00

Kizomba & Tarraxinha

Wilson & Lydia

Level 1/2

Ginga & Banga Styling

Dino Da Cruz & Elisa Sala

Level 1/2

Take a break, have LUNCH, visit the Afro Marketplace and check out the many stalls on offer, from fashion to food or getting your hair done!

13:30 to 15:30

Semba de riscar o chao

Dino Da Cruz & Elisa Sala

Intermediate Level 

Afrobeats 4 All 

Iris De Brito

Open Level 

Have a break, meet friends, shop at the Afro Marketplace, practice your moves, chat with the artists and be ready for the next classes!

16:00 to 18:00

Percussion & Song class

Live drums

Tama & Iris De Brito


Open Level

Afrohouse Jam!

Akram & Yllian

Open Level

18:00 - 18: 30

18:30 - 22:00

Final Workshop with all artists, attendees + live drumming + group photos

Stay around for more dancing, chatting & eating 'till 10pm in our special BATUKE! "Quintal de Domingo" 

Where to stay?




BATUKE! Festival supported by

Copyright 2019 Kizomba UK. All rights reserved.

General information: Kizomba.UK@gmail.com

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