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MANANA is a non-profit festival connecting Afro-Cuban Folkloric music with the pioneers of the International Electronic music community
MANANA is a non-profit festival connecting Afro-Cuban Folkloric music with the pioneers of the International Electronic music community
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    ACCESS TO THE MANANA COMMUNITY

    Pledge just £1 to become a part of the MANANA community. Be the first to hear about new acts and rewards, get exclusive access to our London events, and watch the story unfold through our regular MANANA updates. We are extremely grateful for your support!

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    MANANA CUBAN SAMPLE PACK

    For you producers out there, these are fresh sounds straight out of the MANANA studio, Santiago de Cuba. Includes mainly Yoruba Batá toques recorded to click, with additional rhythmic midi information programmed by Cuban percussionists. Also contains street ambience, conga solos, and rumba vocal shouts.

    Please send us your results, we're looking for new music to push.

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    LONDON WAREHOUSE PARTY

    Tropical masters SOFRITO, legendary record label SOUNDWAY and the events specialists BLACK ATLANTIC join forces to support MANANA on December 10th at an exclusive Warehouse party in Stoke Newington.

    There are only 200 tickets in total, so snap them up while you can! Drop us a message on Kickstarter with your email address when you have bought your ticket and you'll go on the list.

    If you have already pledged for something else and want to come to the party just add £10 (or more if you are feeling generous!) on to your initial pledge and drop us a message on Kickstarter.

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    OBBA TUKE IN EDINBURGH DIGITAL ALBUM RELEASE

    This is your chance to own MANANA’s first release: an LP from Rumba legends, Obba Tuke on their first ever trip outside of Cuba. The album features driving Rumba and Yoruba tracks and was co-produced by Guy Morley [currently producing Grace Jones album] and mixed by Phil Bodger [whose credits include Diana Ross, Sade and Stevie Wonder].

    Check out a clip of Obba Tuke playing live at the Casa del Caribe in Santiago earlier this year: http://bit.ly/1QU4NLS

    This is Obba Tuke rehearsing before the Edinburgh session: http://bit.ly/1jJQr6u

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    MANANA T-SHIRT

    Show your support with a MANANA organic cotton t-shirt designed by Alex Sullivan. Available in black or white.

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    OBBA TUKE IN EDINBURGH 12" VINYL: LIMITED EDITION (Release of 50)

    Own a limited edition, numbered first release from Rumba legends, Obba Tuke. The album features driving Rumba and Yoruba tracks and will also include original artwork from Alex Sullivan. It was co-produced by Guy Morley [currently producing Grace Jones album] and mixed by Phil Bodger [whose credits include Diana Ross, Sade and Stevie Wonder].

    Check out a clip of Obba Tuke playing live at the Casa del Caribe in Santiago earlier this year: http://bit.ly/1QU4NLS

    This is Obba Tuke rehearsing before the Edinburgh session: http://bit.ly/1jJQr6u

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    DISCOUNT A CUBAN TICKET

    Can’t make it to Cuba in May? Help make MANANA affordable to Cuban music lovers by subsidising a ticket. Festivals with International acts are normally out of the reach of normal Cubans, and this unique reward means you’ll help keep MANANA accessible to our local Cuban community.

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    MANANA FESTIVAL TICKETS: 2nd BATCH

    If you believe in what you've seen today buy a ticket now and support what MANANA is creating. If we sell 500 tickets this festival will happen. Remember, after these 50 tickets are sold the price will go up again!

    This release includes the Obba Tuke In Edinburgh digital download as well. Check out the details here: http://kck.st/1PiJSnz

    Ticket names are transferable.

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    MANANA FESTIVAL TICKET + T-SHIRT

    If you believe in what you've seen today buy a ticket now and support what MANANA is creating. If we sell 500 tickets this festival will happen.

    This release includes the MANANA organic cotton t-shirt designed by Alex Sullivan. Available in black or white. Check it out here: http://on.fb.me/1NHMd9n

    Ticket names are transferable.

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    MANANA FESTIVAL TICKETS: TWO TICKETS

    If you believe in what you've seen today buy a pair of tickets now and support what MANANA is creating. If we sell 500 tickets this festival will happen.

    Ticket names are transferable.

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    7 CONGA LESSONS + MANANA FESTIVAL TICKETS

    A rare opportunity to study conga with the Obba Tuke percussionists Tito, Michael, Carlos, and Richard. Your 90 minute lessons will take place in Santiago and can be organised for any time 2 weeks before or after the festival.

    Check out Carlos on the drums here: http://bit.ly/1L1rjz0

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    PAIR OF ORIGINAL OBBA TUKE CONGAS

    Own a piece of musical history with a pair of Cuban conga drums used in Obba Tuke’s recording sessions with MANANA. These beautiful congas were bought over from Santiago de Cuba by Carlos Gurra.

    (London collection only)

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    MID LEVEL SPONSOR PACKAGE

    How else is your brand going to do something culturally significant in Cuba? This is your opportunity to convince the powers that be in your office to stump up a little cash to support MANANA. You'll get coverage on this Kickstarter campaign as an update, we'll shout about you across all our channels, and give you a permanent MANANA presence. Drop us a line to negotiate exactly what you want.

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    TOP TIER SPONSORSHIP PACKAGE

    Your brand becomes our partner in the MANANA journey - Get in touch for more details!

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    MANANA FESTIVAL TICKETS: THE FIRST 50!

    If you believe in what you've seen today buy a ticket now and support what MANANA is creating. If we sell 500 tickets this festival will happen. Remember, this is the cheapest ticket we'll be offering.

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    FESTIVAL TICKET + PRIVATE CONCERT

    Enjoy all the energy of the MANANA 3 day festival, plus an exclusive concert & after party in Santiago on the 7th May for artists and festival staff. Only 20 of these rewards will be released, so grab them whilst you can.

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    BUY OBBA TUKE'S LARGE RUMBA CAHON

    Get your hands on one of the drums used in Obba Tuke’s recording sessions with MANANA. This unique large Rumba Cahon was handmade by a Cuban artisanal drum maker.

    (London collection only)

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    VINYL MASTERING + DUBPLATE FROM THE CARVERY

    Have your album mastered specifically for vinyl and your own dub plate created. All courtesy of leading vinyl specialist, Carvery Cuts studio in Hackney.

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    FUND OBBA TUKE'S EDINBURGH RECORDING SESSION

    Personally fund the seminal recording of Obba Tuke in Edinburgh with Phil Bodger and Guy Morley and have your name credited on the vinyl artwork.

    Check out a clip of Obba Tuke playing live at the Casa del Caribe in Santiago earlier this year: http://bit.ly/1QU4NLS

    This is Obba Tuke rehearsing before the Edinburgh session: http://bit.ly/1jJQr6u

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