FICA Study Group Montreal

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What is capoeira angola?

Capoeira Angola is an Afro-Brazilian martial art that combines acrobatics, fighting, music, history and philosophy. Enslaved Africans brought the movements of Capoeira Angola to Brazil, disguising the martial elements of Capoeira Angola by adding music and singing. After the abolition of slavery, Capoeira Angola continued to develop as an instrument of freedom and resistance. Today, Capoeira Angola groups flourish across Brazil and around the world.

 

Come join us for our November RODA DO MÊS!

FICA Montreal invites you to come join us for our November Roda do Mês.

Thursday, November 24th from 7:00 – 9:00pm at the MAI (3680 rue Jeanne-Mance, Studio 460). We will be commemorating Mestre Pastinha and Zumbi dos Palmares.
Followed by a mesa de frutas!!
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FICA Montreal with Mestre Jurandir (February 2016)