Online social news network Rappler.com recently published the newest entry in their Gameplan series, featuring Kadara Capoeira of Manila, the Philippines. The entry’s focus is a smooth and inspiring video led by new Gameplan host Mara Lopez and captures the experience of her first capoeira class.
Joseph Pagulayan, country director of an international capoeira school named Kadara Capoeira, shared what these songs conveyed. “There’s this (Brazilian) Capoeira song that perfectly…
Vimeo user Gertjan van ginkel recently shared a well-produced and uplifting video capturing some of Capoeira Brasil Holanda’s 2016 batizado and capoeira festival. The video reflects a smooth, bright, and fun side of capoeira, while highlighting the words of guest Mestre Boneco, who imparts positivity, wisdom and experience to the group’s students.
YouTube channel Raridades da Capoeira recently shared Vadiação, a short but fascinating documentary of capoeira produced in 1954 in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. The film’s opening credits mention (in Portuguese) “director A. Robatto Filho”, “berimbaus and singers of Mestre Bimba”, “game players of Mestre Valdemar”, and the names Caribé, Paulo Jatobá, Manoel Ribeiro, and Silvio Robatto as “collaborators”.