Piter Bedoian is Master of the Grupo Nzinga de Capoeira Angola (www.nzinga.org.br) where coordinates a branch in Tucuruvi, located in the North of São Paulo. He is member of the Orquestra N’zinga de Berimbaus, whose aim is to mix the Afro-Brazilian rhythms with berimbaus and percussion.
Filtering by Tag: Brazil
Mestre Cobra Mansa (Cinézio Peçanha) has been a Master of Capoeira Angola since 1986. He is one of the principal figures responsible for the revitalization of Capoeira Angola. In 1996, he founded the International Foundation of Capoeira Angola (FICA) in Washington DC, and participated as producer, consultant, and actor in diverse documentary films about capoeira. He is the co-director of the film Jogo de corpo: Capoeira and Ancestry (2014). He is currently pursuing doctoral studies in the multi- institutional and multidisciplinary program (DMMDC) at the Federal University of Bahia (UFBA) in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil.