The Cha(i)nge
Vienna Roller Derby



Batala Austria

Group Description

Batala (Batala Austria and Batala Boom) is a percussion band and part of an international Samba band in more than 20 countries (Austria, Brazil, France, USA, Spain, Netherlands, UK, Greece etc.) More than 1,000 percussionists worldwide play at BATALA. In addition to performing in Austria, BATALA also plays internationally at famous carnivals like Salvador de Bahia in Brazil or the Notting Hill Carnival in London. Our Samba style is a vibrant mix of "Samba Reggae", "Axè", "Afoxé" and "Samba Afro" and has its roots in Salvador de Bahia, the northeast of Brazil.


Entry Theme

Eine Liebe, eine Trommel // One Love, One Drum // um amor, um tambor

Entry Description

Our percussion group "BATALA" will perform a variety of samba reggae rhythms and songs with colorful drums and costumes. The costumes and drums of our Samba Reggae Percussion Band are predominantly red, white and black and are made in Brazil.