Afro-Brazilian Ritual Percussion and Dance | World Folklines
Meninas Da Lua’s vibrant, high-spirited percussion, traditional Orixás dances, feminine vocals and the powerful, deep voice of Priscilla Rios pay homage to the power of the Orixás and their deep roots in the Afro-Brazilian culture of North-East Brazil.
Fiesta Latina de La Luna | World Folklines
Experience the high-spirited cultural rhythms of Latin America, from the spellbinding Colombian harp and Andean/Amazonian masked dances to a showcase of slick, sassy Latin dance and a finale of powerful Afro-Brazilian dance, songs and rhythms.
Earth Gods: Ancestral Rhythms Divine | World Folklines
Partake in the ancestral rhythms of the Bolivian Oruro Carnaval honouring Mother Earth (Pacha Mama), El Tio As Diablada (Devils) and the power of the Afro-Brazilian Orixás (deities/deified ancestors) when called upon to bless and guide the dancers.
ABC RN Woodford Wisdom Talks: Afro-Brazilian Orixà and Candomblé | Speakers & Ideas
Join Geoff Wood, and Priscilla Rios from Meninas Da Lua, to find out how the deep roots of Northern Brazil’s Afro-Brazilian culture are influenced by candomblé and Orixa’s – the divine forces of nature.
Brazilian Coco and Ciranda Dance | Studios
Dance Coco! Is cool and joyful. Born on the beaches in Northern Brazil, it’s a stomping/percussive social dance. Ciranda circle dancing is from Pernambuco state and mostly danced on street corners, beaches and bars.
Last Chance to Afro-Brazilian Dance: Samba de Roda and Ijexa | Dance & Movement
Samba de Roda is a traditional Afro-Brazilian fun dance from Bahia, performed originally after a Candomblé ceremony. The Ijexa is essentially a rhythm that is played for the Orixás, Afro Brazilian deities. These dances were brought to Brazil by African slaves.