Capoeira introduction for social dancers
“Game, fight or dance, what exactly is Capoeira? This is a question that people frequently ask. If you look into the history of Capoeira, you will find that these three definitions all apply.”
Capoeira or the Dance of War by Johann Moritz Rugendas, Protected content
The event is a way to offer the experience of Capoeira for the social dance community, and have a space where people can try the Capoeira movements, listen and get to know the Capoeira music and instruments, to sing songs in Portuguese and talk about Capoeira origin, culture and history.
This is a free event - everyone is welcome
Mestre Pium Bio:
Rodrigo Quissak Machado, also known as Mestre Pium, is the founder of the Capoeira group Cordão de Ouro Helsinki. He was born in Protected content raised in Guaratinguetá, a small town in the state of São Paulo, Brasil. He started Capoeira in Protected content the age of four under the guidance of Mestre Ponciano, the leader of the group Capoeira Especial Cordão de Ouro. Under the supervision of Mestre Ponciano and approval of Mestre Suassuna, Pium became a Professor in Protected content , Contra Mestre in Protected content Mestre in Protected content . In Protected content was invited by Mestre Casquinha to Cyprus to teach Capoeira. Nowadays Mestre Pium lives in Helsinki, Finland, where he founded Cordão de Ouro Finland in January Protected content .
This is a video of our last event, showing several games of Capoeira. Mestre Pium in playing in several moments, he is the one with the yellow t-shirt in the beginning.
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