Bateria do Instituto TIM in the Rio’s pre-Carnival

Published in February 28, 2019

Last Saturday, February 23, Bateria do Instituto TIM entertained the small revelers of Mini Bloco, a children’s pre-Carnival block of the Tijuca neighborhood, in Rio de Janeiro-RJ. The presentation took place at Praça Xavier de Brito and gathered hundreds of children and their families. It is already the fourth time that Bateria is invited to play with Mini Bloco: they also played in 2015, 2016 and 2017. Children’s songs were included in the repertoire such as “O cravo brigou com […]

Bateria plays in Rio’s pre-Carnival for the 4th time

Published in February 21, 2019

This Saturday, February 23, Bateria do Instituto TIM will entertain the small revelers of Mini Bloco, a children’s pre-Carnival block of the Tijuca neighborhood, in Rio de Janeiro-RJ. The presentation will take place at Praça Xavier de Brito, starting at 10am, and should gather around 3,000 people, including children and their families. This is the fourth time Bateria do Instituto TIM is invited to play with the Mini Bloco. The repertoire will be formed by children’s songs, samba classics and […]

Bateria do IT’s godmother debuts in Carnival

Published in February 22, 2017

The journalist Nathalia Santos, who has worked at GloboNews and at Rede Globo’s “Esquenta!” TV show, was elected as drum godmother of the Bateria do Instituto TIM (Instituto TIM Drumming Band). The 24-year-old carioca is visually impaired and very involved in disclosing the social inclusion issue. The first participation of Nathalia in a presentation of the Bateria was on February 11th, in the Bateria do Instituto TIM’s Pre-Carnival. On February 18th, she received the sash of drum godmother during the […]

Bateria plays at Tijuca’s anniversary

Published in July 4, 2016

The Tijuca neighborhood, in Rio de Janeiro (RJ), celebrated on June 3rd its 257th anniversary with a day full of cultural and gastronomic attractions in the Saens Peña Square. And the Bateria do Instituto TIM (Instituto TIM Drumming Band) participated of this celebration, with a performance in the morning for about 400 people. The invitation was made by the Sub-prefecture of Grande Tijuca, due to the work that has been done by the Bateria in the neighborhood – the rehearsals […]

Bateria do Instituto TIM cheers up Mini Bloco in Rio

Published in February 4, 2016

Bateria do Instituto TIM participated for the second time in the Mini Bloco, a children’s carnival parade from the Tijuca neighborhood, in Rio de Janeiro (RJ). The 42 members of the drumming band who attended the event on January 30 showed carnival versions of children’s songs, traditional samba and carnival parades. They were accompanied by six monitors, a sign-language interpreter, five musicians and Master Mangueirinha, who conducted the percussionists. The fourth edition of Mini Bloco took place at Praça Xavier […]

Bateria takes part in pre-Carnival

Published in February 11, 2015

Bateria do Instituto TIM once again participated in Rio de Janeiro’s Carnival. This year, the children and young people of the drumming band were invited to play in the 3rd edition of Mini Bloco, a children’s Carnival parade of Tijuca. The concentration occurred on the morning of February 7th, at Xavier de Brito Square. Over 1,000 people were present at Mini Bloco – among them the sub mayor of Tijuca, Marcio Ribeiro. The drum percussionists of Bateria do Instituto TIM, under […]