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PROJECT BANTU PHILIPPINES

Project Bantu Philippines is a social intervention program that uses the Afro-Brazilian art of Capoeira Angola to help vulnerable, at-risk young people achieve positive social outcomes, improvements in behaviour, developments […]

HOW DOES THIS HELP YOUNG PEOPLE?

Capoeira Angola is multi-faceted and culturally rich art form; created in the 16th century as a way for African Slaves to resist oppression during the transatlantic slave trade, it contains […]

The Roda

a circle formed by capoeiristas and capoeira musical instruments, where every participant sings and Two capoeiristas enter to play the game according to the style required by the musical instruments rhythm.

The Berimbau

“the soul of capoeira” – leads the capoeiristas movement in the roda—the faster the berimbau is playing the faster the capoeirista moves in the game.