AMAZON BEAT 2

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Welcome to the second Amazon Beat! 
A one-day family friendly festival of film, music, workshops, art & the environment. Connecting to the Amazon rainforest, Amazonian indeginous culture, climate change and Latin American music.

Fundraising for the Mundurku Campaign (Brazil) & Alianza Arkana (Peru) See links below.

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2pm-11pm ▲ £5-8 Suggested donation
Bring your own alcoholic drinks for free.
All Day (incl evening) ticket £8. Evening ticket 7:30-11pm £5
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Welcome to the second AMAZON BEAT event, here to spread the news of the human and environmental stories in and around the Amazon Rainforest and celebrate the culture, art, and music of Latin America.

Come down during the day and visit the film tent, participate in a workshop, enjoy a meal, talk, check the info stalls, dance, and enjoy and inform yourselves. Then in the evening the live sounds of Colombia with Rafa Semilai. Djs Kalinka (BomboTropical), Larissa Schlei, Oli Hurez and Cal Jader from longstanding Latin Music Label Movimientos (www.movimientos.org.uk) will be keeping you dancing as well!

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Film Area / 2-7.30pm
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▲ICAROS▲
Icaros explores the spiritual universe of the Shipibo indigenous people who live by the Ucayali river, one of the main tributaries of the Peruvian Amazon. Young Mokan Rono sets outs on a journey to discover the ancestral knowledge of ayahuasca, mentored by a wise shaman and by his mother, a master healer.

Beautifuly shot and sensitive to its subject matter this film is a real treat and we are very happy to be showing it.

TRAILER
https://vimeo.com/78080814

▲SHORT PROGRAMME OF DOCUMENTARIES▲
Short programme of films about Brazilian dam projects and indeginous land rights to be confirmed in the next days.

▲Tapajos I Love You (sight/sound/smell Installation between films)▲
River Tapajos visual collage from footage shot around Brazil’s River Tapajos

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Workshops
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(small £donation per workshop) / 2-7.30pm / suitable for kids and adults. Take part, take away, learn something new and have fun.

▲Herbal Medicine▲ with Rasheeqa Ahmad

Practical medicine-making maybe with native/local gathered plants. Rasheeqa from Hedge Herbs will share knowledge around traditional medicine practices, and practically involve participants.
http://www.hedgeherbs.org.uk/

▲Art▲
-Guest artist led protest banner making
-Jungle creatures and patterns Mural Painting with Larry. (links to follow)

▲Urban Permaculture ▲with Rusty Nutt & friends:

▲Capoeira Angola for kids and adults▲with Rilene Sousa

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MUSIC
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▲Daytime▲
▲2-7.30pm
BomboTropical Djs and friends
https://www.facebook.com/groups/331800106831534/

▲7.30-Midnight▲

Larissa Schle – Braziliana Larissa with her partner in vinyl pleasure
Oli Hurez – Tropical vinyl gems from international French man
https://www.mixcloud.com/TOKYO_SABROSO/oli-hurezs-mix-sabroso-y-caliente/

▲LIVE MUSIC 9-11pm exact times tbc▲
Rafe Semilia and specail friends
playing music from Healing the Land Project

We’re very pleased to have Rafe Semilia, an accomplished Colombian precussionist playing music from Healing the Land Project. http://www.healingthelandproject.com/
Rafa has played with many groups and the accomplished Cumbe band that play Colombian folk music at its best in London.

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EXHIBITION

▲Documentary Photography▲
Munduruku Indians Photo Story
Anderson Barbosa / Fractures Collective
http://fracturesphoto.photoshelter.com/

▲▲Tribu Sprit Stall▲▲
Tribu Spirit works together in a “one on one” personal level with indigenous communities around the world to produce and sell high quality indigenous arts, crafts and products in a completely fair- trade manner. http://www.tribuspirit.com/vision

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Fundraising Info Links
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Alianza Arkana, Peruvian NGO working with indigenous Shipibo people in the fields of Permaculture, Intercultural Education and Ecosocial Justice.
http://alianzaarkana.org/work

The Mundurku people & Tapajós river hydroelectric dam projects
http://www.campanhamunduruku.net/
http://projects.aljazeera.com/2015/05/brazil-dam/
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/jun/24/brazilian-indigenous-leader-dam-un-council-tapajos
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This is a volunteer run non-profit event with the intention to collaborate and share, and we are looking for people to get involved in this and future events. Get in touch and be part of the team to help support indeginous land rights, raise awareness and meet lovely people ;-0

Keep an eye out for more acts, films and contributions to be confirmed in the next week..

The Hive’s Cafe will be open throughout the day, as well as our Special SusyQuatro Veggie Venezuelan fusion food. The black beans ‘feijoada’ were too good last time…

Bring your own alcoholic drinks for free.

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