Wellington Footvolley Championship 2016

Batucada goes to the seaside

Footvolley 2016 - front row - photo by Roger HendersonIt’s been a couple of years since we played at the Footvolley Championship at Oriental Bay, so we were happy to get the opportunity to perform again this year.

Gorgeous day (the Summer of 2016 will long go down in Wellington history as some of the best sustained sunshiny weather in years) and a good crowd watching the athletes doing their crazy football-crossed-with-volleyball gymnastics on the beach.

Tim G was our director for the day, Hillary and Quentin were our dancers, and a reasonably-sized bunch of Batucadans (new word!) turned out to hang out in the sun at the beach and play a bit of samba together. I think it might also have been Michael’s first gig. Congratulations, Michael!

It looked (and sounded) like this….

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Video

The band playing Six-Eight and a bit of Samba. Video by Roger Henderson

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