Wednesday, May 31, 2017

June 6-11, 2017 FICA Philadelphia: Odunde 2017 with Contra Mestre Aloan

Odunde 2017 is around the corner and FICA Philadelphia Capoeira Angola is thrilled to invite everyone to share the week with their special guest: Contra Mestre Aloan Damasceno from Salvador, Bahia, Brasil.


Tuesday 6/6
6:30 - 8:30pm: Capoeira movement/music

Wednesday 6/7
6:30 - 8:30pm: Percussion Samba de roda

Thursday 6/8
6:30pm - 8:30pm: Capoeira movement/music

Friday 6/9
6:30pm - 8:30pm: Capoeira movement/music

Saturday 6/10
9am - 11am: Capoeira movement/music
11 - 1pm: Lunch
1-3pm: Berimbau class (led by Contramestre Baba Jan)
3pm - 5pm: Capoeira movement/music

Sunday 6/11
Odunde Festival
10am - 12:30pm: Procession to river
1pm - 4pm: Roda de branco

$25 per workshop
$10 for event t-shirt

$110 for entire week (includes event t-shirt)
$75 for Friday and Saturday activities (includes event t-shirt)
$65 for Saturday activities (includes event t-shirt)

All workshops at:
FICA Philadelphia
Martin Luther King, Jr. Recreation Center
2201 Cecil B Moore Ave, Philadelphia, PA

Aloan Santana Damasceno started Capoeira at the age of 9 years old. Son and student of Mestre Valmir Damasceno, CM Aloan began teaching Capoeira Angola in 2005. He was given the title of Treinel in 2011 by the International Capoeira Angola Foundation and has participated in important international events of Capoeira, teaching in various European countries, the United States and Colombia. CM Aloan has extensive experience in leading movement and music classes, making berimbaus and caxixis, and passing on the history and philosophy of Capoeira Angola to his students. He is currently one of the teachers of FICA-BA as well as a social educator in the Fundação Cidade Mãe (an agency of the city of Salvador) where he teaches Capoeira Angola to children and adolescents 7-17 years.

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