Mestre Joãozinho da Figueira

Come and celebrate MarAzul’s 24th birthday, with a weekend of events, music, capoeira, workshops and parties!
We are pleased to have the presence of Pedro Lima, famous musician and talented pandeiro player from Rio. He was the founder of the famous Carnival pandeiro group ‘É do pandeiro’ and is coming to London to teach us a few tricks and some rhythms! He is accompanied by Tereza Pineschi, an accomplished singer from Niterói, influenced by Billie Holiday, Dinah Washington and Sarah Vaughan, she sings everything from jazz to MPB and samba!
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Programme
Friday, 18th May – Opening Event
Africa to Brazil : Rio Rhythms, London Vibes
Kabula + MarAzul, with special guests Pedro Lima and Teresa Pineschi, direct from Rio. Live music + short film + spoken word. 7pm @ Canning House 2 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8PJ. Entrance £5 members of Canning house/£7 non-members.
Saturday, 19th May – Workshops
Part 1: Social Integration of Capoeira in London (12:45-16:45)
MarAzul, Kabula and Special Guests
12:45 – Berimbau Orchestra, with Treinel Gilberto from Zimba Capoeira Angola Group.
13:15 – Games you can’t play on your own, with Teacher Jorge Goia from Kabula Intercultural Exchange.
13:45 – Capoeira Angola moviments, with Teacher Simon Fantasma from Marrom Capoeira e Alunos.
14:15 – O Ser Capoeira, talk with Mestre Pacheco from Dançando Angola Group.
14:45 – Open Integration Roda, with Mestre Carlão and Mestre Joãozinho da Figueira.
Venue: Thanet Centre, Herbert Street, Chalk Farm, London NW5.

Part 2: Ritmos da Terra Percussion Workshop (17:15-19:15)
Mestre Pedro Lima e Teresa Pineschi from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
17:30 – Oral-Rhythmic Traditions from Brazil, Swing, Art and Heritage
19:30 – Party… see below
Venue: The Pool Bar, 104-108 Curtain Road, London EC2A 3AH. Nearest tube: Old Street.

Saturday evening – Party!
Party open to all, with live samba, capoeira and all the rest… from 7.30pm onwards, Venue: The Pool Bar, 104-108 Curtain Road, London EC2A 3AH. Nearest tube: Old Street.

Sunday, 20th May – Workshops
Part 1: Social Integration of Capoeira in London (12:00-16:45)
MarAzul, Kabula and Special Guests:
12:00 – Maculelê, Rhythms, Songs and Movements, with Joãozinho da Figueira.
12:30 – Capoeira Angola class, with Mestre Carlão from Kabula and Teacher William from ACCA-Manchester.
14:00 – The abolition of the slave trade and slavery Some comparisons between the Caribbean and Brazil, with Dr Matthias Assunção from the University of Essex.
15:00 – Open Integration Roda, with Mestre Carlão and Joãozinho da Figueira.
16:30 – Behaviour in the Capoeira Roda, with Teacher Polaco from Union Capoeira group
Part 2: Ritmos da Terra Percussion Workshop (17:00-19:00)
Mestre Pedro Lima e Teresa Pineschi from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
17:00 – Oral-Rhythmic Traditions from Brazil, Swing, Art and Heritage
19:00 – Close

Venue: LSE Old Building, Houghton Street, Holborn, London WC2A 2AE

Prices:
Saturday/Sunday:  £25 full day;  £15 half day‚ Both days: £40 (MarAzul & Kabula members: £35)
Contacts:
Email: info@marazul.co.uk‚ Email: info@kabula.org‚ Tel: 07731 833819 (Suzannah)‚ Tel: 07903 803149 (Rajesh) / 07956 002302 (Alan)

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