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DC Capoeira and Samba Meetup Message Board › Afro-Brazilian Arts & Cultural Heritage Festival -- June 7-12, 2011

Afro-Brazilian Arts & Cultural Heritage Festival -- June 7-12, 2011

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The Afro-Brazilian Arts & Cultural Heritage Festival [http://www.afrobrazil....­com] is a week-long event held June 7-12, 2011 in Washington, DC celebrating the vibrant Afro-Brazilian cultural heritage. The festival is brought to you by CapoeiraDC and Sambart Entertainment in partnership with the Brazilian Embassy and Consulate. The event features Capoeira, Samba, Maculele, Maracatu, Brazilian Fire Dance, B boys/G girls, Go-go, and West African dance and music performances and workshops; visual art exhibits; award winning documentary film screenings; panel discussions; and culinary demonstrations and tastings. Cultural arts access is a central to CapoeiraDC's mission, thus the majority of the festivals activities will be free to the public.

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Festival Performers Include:

  • Capoeira Males DC
  • Sambart Entertainment
  • Maracatu Baque do Mangue
  • Baba M (West African drumming and dance)
  • The What Band (Go-go music and dance)
  • Urban Artistry
  • Rebeca Bittencourt (Brazilian fire dancer)

We will be announcing additional special guests that will be headlining the festival shortly.



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