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April 22, 2017 @ 2:45 PM – 3:30 PM
Main Expo Area-Brumley Forest Nature Preserve
Batalá is an international samba reggae music project based in Salvador de Bahia in northeastern Brazil. The name Batalá is a combination of the phrase “bateu lá” meaning “hit there” in Portuguese and Obatalá (Oxalá), the Candomblé deity who is the father of the Orixas and of all humanity. Batalá Durham is the newest branch of the Batalá family in North America, come to Brumley to hear them beat their drums to welcome this new nature preserve to our community!