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Slika1 Capoeira

Capoeira is an afro-Brazilian martial art which dates back to about the 17th century when it was first performed by African slaves in colonial Brazil. Capoeira was performed as an expression for the slaves’ longing for freedom. Capoeira incorporates elements of dance, acrobatics as well as mysticism and magic ritual. For this reason it to captivate everyone and keeps...

Slika2 Capoeira

Instructor Palhaço was first introduced to Capoeira at the beginning of 2001. Wholly new and almost entirely unheard of in Serbia at the time, it won him over at first sight with its vibrant music and freedom of movement not seen in any other sport, art or dance. However, for Palhaço serious dedication to this martial art began only with the establishment of his training with Professor Steen (of Copenhagen, Denmark) who is a student...

Slika3 Capoeira

In 1537 the Portuguese slave owners brought over the first African slaves into Brazil to work in the sugar cane plantations. These slaves were primarily made up of the Bantui from Angola, Golfo de Guiné and Congo, Sundanezi from Golfo de Guiné and Sudan and Malenazi from Angola and Costa da Mina. According to one theory, Capoeira came to Brazil along with the slaves from Africa. Another theory claims that Capoeira developed...

Slika4 Capoeira

The group Senzala was founded in Rio de Janeiro over forty years ago and today represents one of the biggest and most respected Capoeira groups in the world not only because of its long standing tradition but also due to its consistency and a systematic way of work. Thanks to the sincerity of its members, Senzala is one of the most prominent Capoeira groups outside of Brazil, and its influence in the world is unparalleled. Its roots...

implementation: Igor Stojkovic

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