Posts Tagged ‘troca de cordas’

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.

Location:
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).