Gonçalense Pipes (Brazil)

Aberdeen International Youth Festival (AIYF)

The band consists of bagpipes, drums, a trumpet, a trombone and a saxophone! They will play Brazilian Popular Music with a variety of rhythms of the Brazilian culture.

The band has as its overall goal is to encourage the national culture through the Scottish bagpipes for social, cultural and artistic inclusion. Contributing to the reduction of crime amongst young people and fostering a taste for music, so as to provide a healthy development away from the streets and from contact with drugs and prostitution.