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Capoeira Angola Canberra Festival - 10th Anniversary

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Ainslie Arts Centre

Elouera Street

Braddon, ACT 2612

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Come and enjoy the festivities as Capoeira Angola Canberra celebrate their 10th anniversary FOUR days of Afro-Brazilian music, dance, workshops, seminars and concerts.

Delve in and explore the roots and branches of Capoeira, Maracatú, Maculelê, Batucada, African Drumming, Forró, Samba de Roda and handstand development.

With presenters from Brazil, The United States of America and Australia, this festival aims to enrich and empower the Canberra community to develop the mind, body and spirit using the art forms of music, dance, self defence and acrobatics.

The instructors are the founders of Capoeira Angola in Australia as they were the first to start teaching Capoeira and Brazilian cultural arts in Australia. They look forward to seeing you at one of the workshops or events as we all come together to make music, dance, meet new people and have fun!

SCHEDULE:

FRIDAY 9th June

  • Handstand Workshop

  • Batucada (music)

SATURDAY 10th June

  • Maracatu (music)

  • Maculele (music)

  • Capoeira


CONCERT (Saturday) - 7pm - 10pm @ Main Hall


SUNDAY 11th June

  • African (music + dance)

  • Batucada (music + dance)

  • Capoeira

MONDAY 12th June

  • Maracatu (music)

  • Maculele (dance)

  • Samba de Roda (music + dance)


For the full schedule, visit this event on Facebook.

INSTRUCTORS:

Mestre Telmo Anum (Angola Mae): Maracatú, Music of Maculele, Capoeira Angola.
Mestre Jeronimo (Capoeira Angola Bondi Beach Australia): Batucada Masterclass, Capoeira Angola.
Dr Greg Downey (Macquarie University + Capoeirista from Capoeira Angola in Bahia): Lecture on the life of a Capoeirista outside of Brazil
Instructor Calango McLennan (Capoeira Aruanda Newcastle): African percussion, Capoeira.
ContraMestre CM Loki Capoeira (Capoeira Angola Canberra): Samba de Roda do Atabaque, Kids Capoeira Angola Workshop, Batucada
ContraMestre Simon Le: Handstand development workshop

Special guests:
Professor Fabiano Paixão Bilia (Cipo) - Grupo Abada Australia)
Treinel Siobhann McCafferty (Madeira) - Mão No Chão Brisbane.


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Refunds may be issued prior to the event at the discretion of the organiser. No refunds will be issued after the event has taken place, unless required by applicable consumer legislation.

Can I pre-book without paying a booking fee?
If you wish to avoid booking fees but would still like to book ahead, please call the Ainslie and Gorman Main Office on 02 6182 0000 to book over the phone using your credit or debit card. The office is open 9am - 5pm, Monday - Friday. Unfortunately phone bookings cannot be made outside these hours.

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