Beirut, os Sobreviventes e a Volta do Mundo

By George Haddad

Vinícius de Moraes, the Brazilian poet, composer and singer says that we don’t ‘make’ friends, we simply acknowledge that the friendship was already there as soon as we meet friends for the first time. This is exactly how I felt when I got to Beirut. The Sobreviventes crew made me so comfortable teaching in their programs that I felt like I was teaching in one of my own in Brazil.
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Capoeira Sobreviventes and Volta ao Mundo NGO are hiring an instructor for their programmes

If you’re passionate about ‘Social Capoeira’ and would like to network with engaged people who have been already doing a great job in the field of social development through Capoeira-related programmes, you should consider this job offer very seriously. (Job Description below) Continue reading

A Week of Enrichment; By Basma ‘Alegria’ Barakat

Eurico’s visit turned out to be a week of discovery and learning. His one week schedule in Lebanon was filled with activities; to make sure he was introduced and exposed to all aspect of our Jogo de Paz project (Teaching Capoeira to children as a tool of empowerment and integration). Through this project, Volta ao Mundo, the Lebanese Brazilian Connection, has managed to work and teach capoeira to 4 main groups: Continue reading