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Capoeira Sul da Bahia’s 7th Batizado

Please join us this weekend as we attend and participate in Capoeira Sul da Bahia’s Batizado!  There will not be a class on Thursday & maybe Saturday too, so that everyone has the opportunity to attend this workshop & batizado.

Since the last post they have released a more detailed schedule:

  • Thu Sep 27 | Workshop w/ Professor Pedro from Italy | 6:30-8:30pm
  • Fri Sep 28 | Workshop w/Mestre Railson from Bahia Brazil | 7:30-9:00 pm | Roda 9-11pm
  • Sat Sep 29 | Batizado 10:00 am -3:00pm (kids Batizado is 10am-12pm and adults batizado is 12pm -3pm).

The fees will depend on how many events you will go to. Anyone & everyone, including students of capoeira or people who just want to watch, are invited to view the batizado on Saturday as a “expectator” for only $5.

  • One Workshop = $35
  • One workshop + Batizado (includes a t-shirt) = $75
  • Two workshops + Batizado (Includes a t-shirt) = $99
  • Batizado Participer = $25 (Includes a t-shirt) *WE DO GROUP DISCOUNTS
  • Batizado expectator = $5

If you are thinking of registering for a workshop and/or the batizado, please let us know in the DC Capoeira Facebook group so that we can organize a group discount.

Additional information:


Here are several capoeira events — rodas, batizados, and festivals — coming up soon in the Washington, DC area:

Brazil Day Festival
  • brazil-day-washington-dc-capoeiraSaturday, September 9th
  • 11 am – 6 pm
  • Location: The Yards Park, 4th Street S.E. and Tingey Street, Washington DC (near Nationals Stadium)
  • Free to attend!
  • Capoeira performance at 3:00 – 3:30 pm – Anyone know what group is performing?
  • Learn more
Capoeira Sul da Bahia’s 7th Batizado

On October 16 Ginga Capoeira in New York will be having a batizado. Contra Mestre Bomba will be attending and encourage all of you to attend as well. This is a good opportunity to make contact with capoeiristas from other cities and should be fun! Let us know via Facebook if you want further details.

Amalia Castro School M142
100 Attorney Street
New York, NY 10002

RSVP on Facebook

This year they will have a batizado, troca de cordas, and special special workshops from the following instructors:

  • Mestre ITAPOAN of Ginga Capoeira in Bahia, Brazil
  • Mestre PAULAO of Arte Regional Capoeira in Brasilia, Brazil
  • Mestre ROBERTINHO of Ginga Capoeira in Bahia, Brazil
  • Contra-Mestre Bomba of Barro Vermelho Capoeira in Washington, DC

Scheduled Workshops Include:

  • Sequences of Mestre Bimba.
  • Playing the Berinbau (Toques de Berinbau)
  • History of Capoeira
  • And more!

The cost to attend is very reasonable: Price Schedule for outside participants. For 4 workshops and the lecture, it’s $100. Per workshop, it is $30 and the price for each lecture is $20. There’s also a package for 2 workshops for $50.

Special Guests will include Mestre Flavio (Sao Paulo); Mestre Edna Lima (Abada Capoeira, New York); Mestre Onbrinho (New York); Contra Mestre Alemao (New York); Contra Mestre Japa Sezala (Los Angeles); Contra Mestre Lampreia (New York); Professor Toeurero (Connecticut); Professor Cebolinho (New Jersey); Professor Negao (New Jersey); Professor Pitbull (Senzala Capoeira, New York); Professor Banto (Romania); Instructor Costela, Instructor Ra (Senzala Capoeira, New York).