Workshop with Mestre Paulinha in Philly

Another event with FICA-Philadelphia:


If you are in Philadelphia this Friday night, we are excited to host a
workshop led by Mestra Paulinha from Grupo Nzinga de Capoeira

Workshop info:
Date: Friday, June 6, 2008
Time: 6:30PM - 8:30PM
Fee: $15.00
Location: MLK Recreation Center (22nd and Cecil B. Moore Ave.,

Here's some info about our invited guest:

"Paula Barreto, known as Mestra Paulinha, is from Bahia, Brazil. She started her trajectory in capoeira in Salvador in the beginning of 1980’s. She has been invited to Capoeira Angola encounters in Brazil and around the world. She has also published articles, participated on panels, and given lectures on women and capoeira. She is one the founders and leaders of the Nzinga Capoeira Angola Group. Mestra Paulinha teaches Sociology at the Federal University of Bahia and is currently a post- doctoral Capes Fellow at Vanderbilt University, in the United States." (FICA-DC)

Also some more information about Grupo Nzinga and a video on Youtube about their work with kids:
Grupo Nzinga website

Youtube video

Also, don't forget about our Roda this Sunday afternoon at the Odunde Festival. We hope to see you soon!

Peace and Blessings,
FICA Philadelphia

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