Tag Archives: Contra-Mestre Eurico

Show Macaya: Celebrating Brazilian Culture and Syncretism

Macaya means ‘celebration, party’ in Iorubá. Relying exclusively on voluntary work, the troupe was entirely cast of capoeiras, mostly of beginners without any previous experience in theatre or dance. Profa. Josi Rocha, besides directing and choreographing the troupe, was one … Continue reading

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Encontro de Capoeira na Fazenda 33

For many years informal trainings, parties and Rodas at the Farm 33 (my Grandfather’s farm) were part of my learning and Capoeira experience. Many friends, Mestres and students were there with me enjoying trainings, Rodas, bate-papos and parties. This year … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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