Capoeira master in Lismore

Mestre Roxinho is a master of capoeira Angola and hes in Lismore this weekend for a huge capoeira event.

Capoeira Angola is an African-Brazilian artform a fluid and rhythmic martial art; a ritual; a dance. The intricate movements of capoeira Angola weave African tradition, history, spirituality, and philosophy into a beautiful game.

Capoeira Angola is played in a roda (circle) and is inspired by the music and singing. A capoeirista is considered an artist, musician, athlete, player and poet.

Mestre Roxinho is from Bahia, Brazil, and is the only capoeira Angola Master of Lineage in Australia. Hell be running a series of workshops and demonstrations at Silver Cloud Studios in South Lismore this weekend that is open to all ages and abilities.

This first-ever local Capoeira Angola event starts this Friday night, May 30, from 6.30pm and runs over the weekend.

For more info (and costs) phone Mestre Roxinho on 0415 298 950 or Aranha on 0404 022 172.


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