Tag: burgues

Oct 27 2011

Interview with Mestre Burguês

Source: Mestre Burguês website Translated into English by Shayna McHugh Tell us about the work of Grupo Muzenza inside and outside Brazil. Grupo Muzenza has grown, especially in poor schools and communities. We’re working to support the true mestres. We’ve also grown a lot outside Brazil, aiming to integrate capoeira into schools in Portugual, Spain, and …

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Oct 27 2011

Q & A with Mestres Nenel and Burguês

Translation into English: Shayna McHugh Source: Praticando Capoeira What were the main discharacterizations suffered by capoeira regional with the passage of time? Should the capoeira practiced today be called “regional”? Mestre Nenel: Since the term “capoeira regional” is understood to mean Mestre Bimba’s teaching methods and traditions, it’s possible to say that capoeira regional became extinct …

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