Batuque de Palavras

Sat 24 Nov 2012

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Artists dancing

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Just a few days after the official Dia da Consciência Negra (black consciousness day) commemorations on 20 November, the Centro Cultural da Juventude in the north of the city will be hosting belated festivities with 'Batuque de Palavras' – an afternoon of African culture with Angolan capoeira, a performance of umbigada (a type of African belly dance), and poetry readings about rebel slave leader Zumbi dos Palmares’s untimely death, beheaded by his captors, aged forty.

Event details

Centro Cultural da Juventude

Address Avenida Deputado Emílio Carlos 3641

Cachoerinha, São Paulo

Telephone (11) 3984 2466

Centro Cultural da Juventude website

Date Sat 24 Nov 2012

Open 4-7.30pm


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