Global Spring: Karakatum

Afro-Brazilian rhythms, drumming, song and movement

Led by Brazilian percussionist Adriano Adewale, Karakatum draws on a wide range of percussion instruments including conventional, non-conventional, body and vocal percussion. Inspired by Afro-Brazilian rhythms, this large percussion ensemble incorporates drumming, song and movement to create a dynamic and creative sound world.


Adriano Adewale with students from the Global Music Department.

Global Spring 16.-20.5.

Global Spring is an annual festival featuring students, teachers, alumni and special guests representing Sibelius Academy’s Global Music Department. The Global Music Department embraces pluralistic, fluid approaches to sound, culture and identity, creating new hybrid musical spaces through intercultural dialogue and collaboration. Expect a feast of dynamic, innovative and inspiring concerts, featuring performers from around the world celebrating the diversity of our planet.

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Additional Information:  Eeva Hohti


17.5.2022 at 12:00 – 13:00


Black Box

Mannerheimintie 13

00100 Helsinki

Helsinki Music Centre


Free admission.

Further information

We want to create a safe event experience even during the corona. Please read the safety instructions here before arriving at the event.

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