Celso was born in 1966 in Maputo, Mozambique. He grew up in an old fashioned tradition and started interpreting traditional music & dance from his roots native land since childhood.
By the sounds of folk music instruments such as mbira, timbila, drums and many others, as well as storytelling, Celso gets the audience to join him on a trip to Africa’s hot savanna without leaving the room.
Celso Paco & the Troup
Let's get the party started right with the smooth, groovy and suggestive rhythms of the African continent. It's gonna get hot 💃
Celso Paco brings along the steady Troup with 4 musicians that have done this forever.
Traditional Mozambican Dance
Connect to your body and emotions through traditional Mozambican dancing to live drums and singing.
Mozambican traditional dances often symbolises different emotions such as power, war, love or celebration. They are related to traditional ceremonies where the drum rhythms and the powerful movement leads to a deep spiritual presence with oneself and with fellow dancers. Follow us on the journey!
Drums help us unite around one thing: the rhythm that touches us. From around the African continent there are thousands of different people with special dances and cultural traditions. But if you come from northern, central or southern Africa, people dance to get together, express feelings and feel free. Shake Loose is an invitation to a trip to know all these things without specific dance steps. We shake our bodies, we meet, we dance and we let go. Come along on this dance experience where everything that matters is how it feels.