picture during a rehearsal in tempelhofer feld, berlin


But proper Samba only comes from Rio, doesn't it? That may be so, but original Berlin Samba only comes from Berlin, attractively complimented by Funk, Reggae and Pop. "Bloco Explosão" is a 3 times prizewinner at the famous "Berlin Karneval der Kulturen", and plays at festivals, concerts and sport events. Book us now for your event!

On our site you will find good music, a band for your event, a group to play along with as well as a trip to Brazil, i.e. everything that has to do with Brazilian joie de vivre and a good atmosphere.

Bands / Projects

big percussion ensemble performing in the streets

Big percussion

Depending on your needs, you can book different group sizes. Up to 20 players.

small percussion ensemble posing in front of the Humboldt Forum

Small percussion

Between 4 and 8 players.

medium size percussion ensemble performing together with a band

Percussion with bands

We work with different Brazilian singers.

singer-guitarist performing with a percussion group playing behind him

Special performances

Festivals, concerts, gala, openings, product presentations, sporting events, parades, demonstrations, district festivals, summer festivals, weddings, parties...

percussion duo performing at night

Duo / Trio for events

Bossa Nova, Samba, International: Renato Pantera, singer from Bloco Explosão, comes from the Portela Samba School in Rio de Janeiro.

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Group Leaders

The groups and workshops are led by the musicians Volker Conrath and VVolf Oliveira.