Wellington Sevens 2013, day 2

Same stuff, different day…

2013 Sevens day 2 - photo by Lisa LeaskSo here we are again – sunburnt and footsore from yesterday, and a little bit tired and worn out from carrying those big drums all that way…

But you can’t keep a good drummer down, so they say – and it’s very true for all of us. We love drumming and samba and being part of the Wellington Sevens far too much to let a blister or two stop us – so let’s gooooooooo!!! Continue reading

Wellington Sevens 2013, day 1

Superheroes ahoy!

Batucada at the Sevens - day 1 - photo by Alan ShukerOh how we love the Wellington Rugby Sevens!

For two full days every February, utter madness and an intense need to dress up in ever more radical costumes overtake the good people of Wellington, and we come together to create the most colourful and flamboyant Sevens tournament anywhere in the world. We rock!

Wellington Batucada has had a role to play in the Sevens every year since 2003, and 2013 was no exception. This year for the first time we decided to dress up in our own Sevens-inspired costumes to do our waterfront performance and parade, rather than wearing our normal uniforms – and the theme we chose was Superheroes. Continue reading