Mestre Joãozinho da Figueira

MarAzul Group is promoting ‘Summer of Culture’ in London, a series of events involving Capoeira and other Afro-Brazilian cultural activities.
The events will start on Friday, 17th August, and go on until Sunday, 2nd September, taking place in various venues across London.
Our special guest is Master Jerônimo Capoeira (Capoeira Angola School, Australia & Brazil), who will be giving talks about Brazilian culture, as well as music, Capoeira, samba de roda, maculelê and percussion workshops.
Programme
Friday, 17th August, Workshop ‘Samba no Pé & Pandeiro Carioca’, with Danielly Monteiro and Mestre Carlão from Kabula Arts & Culture, Introduction to percussion with pandeiro and some of the old bohemian rhythms, and traditional Cariocan samba. This class is suitable for all levels of experience in dance and pandeiro. Time: Class 7-8.30pm, roda 8.30-10pm. Venue: West Brompton – West Kensington Tenants Association Hall, 70 Lillie Road, London SW6 1TN. [Nearest tube: West Brompton/West Kensington/Earls Court.]
Friday, 24th August Special ‘Friday Axé’ welcome Roda for Mestre Jerônimo Capoeira. Time: 7-10pm. ‚ Venue: West Brompton – West Kensington Tenants Association Hall, 70 Lillie Road, London SW6 1TN. [Nearest tube: West Brompton/West Kensington/Earls Court.]
Saturday, 25th August, Music and Instruments Workshop with Mestre Jerônimo Capoeira. Musical practice: ladainda and corrido, foundation for the game in the roda; Tuning, pronunciation and vocalising the sounds of capuera; Group practice, ladainhas and corridos. Instrument practice: Talk about the orchestration of Capuera Angola and Regional; Instrument practice in groups; Play and sing the ladainhas and corridos practiced before. Time: 12.30-3.30pm, Venue: London School of Economics (LSE) – LSE Old Building, Houghton Street, Holborn, London WC2A 2AE. [Nearest tube: Holborn.]
Sunday, 26th August & Monday, 27th August‚ Capoeira for All (Open Roda) at Notting Hill Carnival. Time: from 1pm Venue: Portobello Road, Notting Hill. [Nearest tube: Notting Hill/Ladbroke Grove.]
Wednesday, 29th August, Talk & Discussion – ‘Capoeira – Ritual, Art and Citizenship’ with Mestre Jerônimo Capoeira. Debate and discussion amongst participants. Time: 7.30-9pm. Venue: London School of Economics (LSE) – LSE Old Building, Houghton Street, Holborn, London WC2A 2AE. [Nearest tube: Holborn.]
Friday, 31st August, Workshop ‘Corporal Expressions’, Capoeira Angola Movements with Mestre Jerônimo Capoeira.‚Ä®Integration roda, Capoeira Angola for all. Time: 6-10pm. Venue: West Brompton – West Kensington Tenants Association Hall, 70 Lillie Road, London SW6 1TN. [Nearest tube: West Brompton/West Kensington/Earls Court.]
Sunday, 2nd September, Farewell Roda, Capoeira and Samba de Roda. Time: from 1pm. Venue: Fulham Farmer’s Market – Farm Lane/Jerdan Place, Fulham, London SW6. [Nearest tube: Fulham Broadway.]
Grande Axé!
Joãozinho da Figueira

suzannah On August - 17 - 2007

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