Monday, May 28 • 12:00pm - 12:50am
Capoeira Angola Afro-Brazilian Martial Art
With Mestre Silvio Dos Reis

Monday May 28, 2012 12:00pm - 12:50am
Rainier Room 47.62301, -122.35512
  • Genre EDD -- Africa - DANCE
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  • Biography Mestre Silvio Dos Reis He has dedicated 26 years of his life to Capoeira Angola. He started capoeira with Mestre Rogerio, Belo Horizonte, Brazil in 1986 and as Mestre Jurandir's student he was the leader of International Capoeira Angola Foundation for 10 years. In Belo Horizonte,Brazil, he has taught for social programs created by the city council such as Homeless People and for street kids, named Kids in the Park. There he also taught for a Youth Project created to teach African Brazilian music, drums, and dance known as Tambolele. Since 2004 he has been leading the International Capoeira Angola Foundation, ICAF Seattle, founded in 1997 by Mestre Jurandir, as well as the TESC Capoeira Angola Club at the Evergreen State College in Olympia, which was started by Evergreen students under Mestre Jurandir leadership since 1998. Mestre Silvio Dos Reis has taught at middle and high schools in Seattle and vicinities since 2004 while supporting the development of other ICAF Groups in the USA. He has presented and have been supporting the development of ICAF African Brazilian Community Festivals in Seattle and Olympia.He has been traveling and presenting at conferences in the USA since 2000 untill now.