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Jinga Communities: Funding boost puts Cornwall on map for Afro-Brazilian culture

Just got this press release from my friend Canguru. With a recent grants to fund new and ongoing programs Canguru is spreading more community oriented Capoeira around Cornwall (EN) and setting an example world over. As news of his programs … Continue reading

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The new era of ‘social capoeira’

My name is Craig Blackburn (Canguru). I am a social entrepreneur who uses capoeira as a tool to improve the lives of disadvantaged young people in Cornwall, England. In April, 2011 I was invited to a capoeira event in Västerås … Continue reading

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Västerås Capoeira – 2nd Jogada MessageBoard

The event in Västerås is over and I’m quite sad about it. It’s not easy to let go of all these wonderful people, old and new friends. It was a very special weekend of classes, Rodas, bate-papos and movie screening. … Continue reading

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