Filhos de Bimba School of Capoeira Anniversary Benefit Dinner
Celebrate the 3rd Anniversary of Filhos de Bimba California Bay Area School of Capoeira with an inspiring evening filled with beautiful dance, exciting capoeira performances to traditional Brazilian music, dinner, live music, an exciting raffle and lots of fun. Save the date for 04.10.16, and hope to see you there! We will have a special guests all the way from Salvador Bahia Brazil, Mestre Nenel (Manoel Nascimento Machado), the son of Mestre Bimba and the founder of Filhos de Bimba - Escola de Capoeira!
Experience the rich and diverse culture of Brazil through the rhythmic music of the berimbau and other traditional instruments, performances of Puxada de Rede, the dance celebrating the fishermen's daily life, and Maculele, a dramatic and high-energy mock-combat dance using grimas (sticks).
Mestra Sambambaia also Known as Nives Wetzel de Cediel and her dance group, Omi Tutu will join the festivities with with a Dança Afro performance. Dança Afro is a contemporary representation of African Brazilian dance forms, grounded in the aesthetics of West African-based diaspora dance.
The event will be held on Sunday, April 10, 2016, in the First Congregational Church of Oakland at 2501 Harrison St, Oakland, CA 94612.
4:30 pm Doors open
5:00 pm Event begins
7:00 pm Event Ends
Filhos de Bimba School of Capoeira follows the methodology and traditions of Capoeira Regional set forth by Mestre Bimba (Manoel dos Reis Machado), the founder of modern Capoeira.
Our special guest is Mestre Nenel, who will be visiting all the way from Salvador, Bahia, Brazil.
Mestre Nenel- Manoel Nascimento Machado, the son of Mestre Bimba and founder of Filhos de bimba-Escola de Capoeira will honor our Anniversary Dinner with his prescence.
All proceeds and contributions will help support the community work of Filhos de Bimba Bay Area School of Capoeira, in promoting cultural exchange, bringing awareness and pride to African manifestations, and lastly to preserve the traditions and principles of Capoeira Regional in the Bay Area.
First Congregational Church of Oakland (View)
2501 Harrison St
Oakland, CA 94612
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