24-26 November 2023: Event contramestre Téco

A weekend full of capoeira Angola and Northeastern rhythms and dances from Brazil with contramestre de capoeira, dancer and musician Téco Canindé from Olinda, Brasil (Filhos de Angola) and dancer Ubiracy Santana.

Friday November 24th:
18.00 – 19.00 Warm-up with Northeastern dances
19.00 – 22.00 Roda

Saturday November 25th:
11.00 – 13.00 Capoeira Angola
13.30 – 14.30 Percussion: Iexa & Maracatu
14.30 – 16.00 Dance: Iexa & Maracatu
16.00 – 18.00 Roda

Sunday November 26th:
11.00 – 13.00 Capoeira Angola
13.30 – 14.30 Percussion: Frevo & Coco
14.30 – 16.00 Dance: Frevo & Coco
16.00 – 18.00 Roda

Whole weekend: 70 euros
Saturday or Sunday: 40 euros
Friday roda: voluntary, conscious donation.

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25 november 2023: Passos e ritmos Nordestinos

Come and enjoy the music and dance from the Brazilian Northeast! Let yourself be swayed by the Boi Caxinguelê from The Hague, try and keep up with the frevo passistas from Olinda & Recife, dance forró on the live music of Forrosá and thump away on samba de côco. Forrosá is organizing this special evening together with Mandacaru Dance, Teco Canindê and other invited friends from Pernambuco. Vai tocar fogo!

23-25 June 2023: Event mestre Célio Gomes

Mestre Célio Gomes (Grupo Aluandê Capoeira Angola) from Rio de Janeiro, will visit the Netherlands for the first time to share some of his experience and knowledge of Capoeira Angola. Mestre Célio Gomes has received his mestre-title from mestre Cobra Mansa, and is founder of and responsible for the Roda de Lavradio in the Lapa neighborhood.

24 June 2023: Festa Junina

Come celebrate the Brazilian Festa de São João with us! There’s forró, popular dances and typical Northeastern food! We start with a forró dance workshop (entry level) by Mônica Cordeiro (Mandacaru dance) at 20.30h, followed by live forró music by Forrosá, first appearance by Bumba meu Boi Caxinguelê, roda de ciranda and côco.