Kanika crowned Rainha da Bateria 2014

Kanika Findley-Chin won the annual Rainha da Bateria competition, held on the 22nd July at Floripa. In what has to be the toughest competition in the London School of Samba’s history, Kanika triumphed out of the thirteen contestants!   You can see a selection of...

Project Rio is coming!

This Summer LSS bring you Project Rio!       We are very excited to announce the we’ll be joined by renowned and award winning choreographer Carlinhos do Salgueiro, and legendary Mestre de Bateria, Mestre Jonas this August.   In the run up to Notting Hill...

London School of Samba has a new Samba-Exaltação

  During a visit to Rio in 2010 members of the London School of Samba met Tiãozinho da Mocidade, from our Madrinha (Godmother samba school) Mocidade Independente De Padre Miguel. Tiãozinho is one of Mocidade’s greatest living composers, having written a number...

Calling All Compositores!

It’s that time of year again! The London School of Samba has announced it’s annual Samba de Enredo competition. Composers are invited to write a samba, which will be performed with a live bateria at Floripa, Old Street, on Thursday 8th May 2014. The samba...