‘Jogo Aberto: a chat about Capoeira and social inclusion’ touring Australasia, Europe and Middle East

20/04 Note: Gente, I posted a small article about my school’s kids’ event in Stockholm. Please check it out and spread the word! Meninos de Ouro. Continue reading

Launching Jogo Aberto docco & Australia Day Workshops 26-30/01


This post will serve as board-message about the Australia Day workshops 26-30/01. The event is two-fold project in which we’ll exchange experiences and play with CM Itapuã Beiramar (from Movimento Novo) and Professor Pererê, as well as launch the ‘Jogo Aberto: an open chat about Capoeira and social inclusion‘ documentary movie. Everyone is welcomed to join us in this long weekend of Capoeira in Coolangatta, Gold Coast (AU). Continue reading

Bidna Capoeira assists 480 children recover from violence-related traumas in occupied Palestine

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UxWea6YdPIs
Bidna Capoeira, an NGO that works in partnership with diverse Capoeira groups and local communities in Middle Eastern, is launching an outreach Capoeira programme in West Bank and in East Jerusalem neighbourhood. The project aims to support community integration and mobilise communities in regards to protection problems in 5 refugee camps. A total of 480 children who have been experiencing armed-conflict, arrest, house eviction and physical abuse traumas will be assisted in this UNRWA sponsored project. Continue reading