Capoeira Brazilian

Capoeira Brazilian

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  • Entertainer Type:   Other
  • Show/Info:   Choreographed dance between two people, performing to music and with a distinct combination of circular movements and acrobatics.
  • Achievements:   Toronto's best and most talented with most experience
  • Performs:   Afro-Brazilian martial art that combines elements of dance acrobatics and music

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Biography

Developed in Brazil

Capoeira is an Afro-Brazilian martial art that combines elements of dance, acrobatics, and music. It was developed in Brazil at the beginning of the 16th century.
Developed in Brazil over 400 years ago, this unique art form of Martial art combining self-defense with music and acrobatics continues to delight and entertain to this day around the world. This distinctly Brazilian entertainment art form was developed in the streets of Brazil in the 19nth century by those who were once slaves. Love of music united the cultures of West Africans and native Brazilians and it was not long before the roots were firmly set.

Choreographed dance between two people

It is like a choreographed dance between two people, performing to music and with a distinct combination of circular movements and acrobatics. The Brazilian philosophy, which still holds true today, is that Music inspires dancing, creativity inspires freedom, and assertiveness inspires solidarity. These principles have blended together to form a unique and lively show of skill, and dancing with music. This unique presentation will delight all, and is ideal for a multitude of theme ideas.