ENCONTRO SF 2016!
FIND YOUR HEART IN SAN FRANCISCO!
Batalá Mundo members! Batalá San Francisco invites you to join us for ENCONTRO SF 2016.
May 24 through 30, 2016
O coração do mundo bate na baia!
REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED. GO TO OUR SPECIAL ENCONTRO 2016 WEBSITE FOR DETAILED INFORMATION, INCLUDING FULL SCHEDULE AND FAQs.
Encontro 2016 will center around San Francisco Carnaval, which takes place in the Mission District and is the city’s largest multi-cultural event. SF Carnaval celebrates global traditions with music and dancing from Brazil, Cuba, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Peru, Mexico, and more. We will participate in two days of outdoor Carnaval festivities, including stage performances and marching in the parade on Sunday morning.
Please visit our Encontro 2016 Facebook group HERE.
Tuesday, May 24
Napa Valley Wine Tour (all day; additional cost)
Earlybird hangout, Oakland (evening)
Wednesday, May 25
Pop-up performance, Lake Merritt, Oakland (afternoon)
Welcome Boat Party, leaving Jack London Square, Oakland (evening)
Thursday, May 26
Brazilian Dance Class, Oakland (afternoon)
Giba Workshop #1, Oakland (evening)
Bar Crawl, Oakland to San Francisco (night)
Friday, May 27
Group Activity, Walk across the Golden Gate Bridge (midday)
Giba Workshop #2, San Francisco (evening)
Saturday, May 28
Giba Workshop #3, San Francisco (morning)
SF Carnaval Festival performance, San Francisco (afternoon)
Sunday, May 29
SF Carnaval Parade (morning)
SF Carnaval Festival performance (afternoon)
Monday, May 30
Encontro Farewell Party, San Francisco (afternoon)
Black Joy Parade
Parade begins at 14th St. and Harrison St., ends at Broadway and 20th St., Oakland, CA
The Black Joy Parade exists to provide the Black community and allies a live experience that celebrates our influence on cultures past, present and future. The event unites a diverse community by creating a space to express each of our unique contributions to the Black experience.