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The Brazilian Consulate-General in Tokyo celebrated on July 28th 2016, the 100th anniversary of the first Samba recorded ever, called "Pelo Telefone", by Brazilian songwriter Ernesto Joaquim Maria dos Santos, most known as "Donga", by promoting a percussion workshop.

The event took place in the city of Oizumi-Machi, in the Gunma province, with the presence of 30 students of several Brazilians schools located in the Consulate's jurisdiction.

During the workshop, all the musicians invited to the celebration chaired a lecture about Samba's history, by teaching people how to play several percussion instruments and how to dance, among other things like play a lot of music sounds.