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TUTAKITAKI - Fusion of Brazilian and Maori music

TUTAKITAKI - Fusion of Brazilian and Maori music

The Embassy of Brazil has the pleasure of inviting you to TUTAKITAKI, a unique musical project that promotes the encounter of Brazilian and Maori music.

Developed by Brazilian singer Alda Rezende and Maori musician Matiu Te Huki, both from Wellington, in partnership with acclaimed visiting Brazilian musicians Caíto Marcondes and Kristoff Silva, the project explores the sounds and instruments of Aotearoa and Brazil in compositions made in Te Reo, Brazilian indigenous languages, Portuguese and English.

The main concert will be held on Sunday 29 March, 2 pm, at Te Marae (Level 4), TE PAPA, Wellington. Free admission. Despite the large venue capacity, it is advised to arrive early to guarantee your seat.

TUTAKITAKI will be presented in various other locations in New Zealand (posters attached) between the 28th of March and the 5th of April 2015:

28 March: Cuba Dupa Festival, Wellington (time tbc)

29 March: Te Marae, TE PAPA, 2 pm

29 March: Meow (Cuba Dupa after-party), 6 pm

1 April: Kings Street Live, Masterton, 8 pm

2 April: Ponsomby Social Club, Auckland, 9 pm

4 April: The Sawmill Cafe, Leigh, 9 pm

For updates on the programme and videos of past Tutakitaki performances please visit the Embassy's website ( and Facebook pages.

TUTAKITAKI is presented by the Embassy of Brazil and Alda Rezende, with the generous support of Air New Zealand, New Zealand Maori Tourism, Te Papa and Creativa Design Studio.

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