Posts Tagged 'Capoeira'

Yoga Retreats in Brazil

With the demanding routines and daily stresses of modern day living, not to mention the temptations to indulge, it’s become more and more difficult to stick to New Year’s resolutions like healthy eating and regular exercise.

Reinventing the aesthetics of Capoeira

Capoeira has been used as the subject (or device) of many films in recent years. Here, Ricardo Cangaceiro looks at the history of capoeira in film as well as reviewing Capoeira: Fly Away Beetle, the newest addition to this sequence.


Carnival Weekend at Guanabara

Carnival weekend is looking pretty good at Guanabara. It starts with Movida Corona’s DJ competition on Thursday 25th, then live bands on Friday (Balanco Tropical) and Saturday (Paraisso) and finishing off with a late opening time on Sunday for their


Kelburn Brazilian Carnival Weekend

The third annual Brazilian Festival in the grounds of Kelburn Castle, in Ayrshire. An extravaganza of bright costumes, pounding rhythms and exotic food and drink, evoking the infectious spirit of the South American country, say those behind the two day

Red Hot + Rio 2 (Music Review)

Recently released, Red Hot + Rio 2 is a new album produced by the Red Hot Organization, a not-for-profit organization, founded in 1989, that fights AIDS using the power of pop music. Red Hot was created as a response to


East London Capoeira Yearly Meeting

Mestre Marrom (Rio de Janeiro) and special guests Mestre Boca Rica and Mestre Brandão (Salvador, Bahia) & Professora Tatianna are welcomed by East London Capoeira for their annual meeting.


Capoeira: Fly Away Beetle

Movement for Change’s Capoeiragem Conference begins with a screening of Capoeira: Fly Away Beetle, with three capoeira masters telling the story of capoeira through use of interviews, documentary footage and re-enactments. The full synopsis follows:


Movement for Change – Capoeiragem Conference

The Capoeiragem Conference 2011, which by the way has one of the best flyers around, will introduce and pay homage to two Capoeira masters; Mestre João Grande, from Bahia Capoeira old guard, and Mestre Gato, from Grupo Senzala, Rio de


Capoeira Agora Festival

Capoeira Agora will be holding a festival on Sunday 12th June featuring masters of the art as well as awards ceremonies and workshops.