15th Annual International Capoeira Angola Conference

Event Information
Event Date: 
April 26, 2017 - 1:00pm
Multiple Locations (see below)

The 15th Annual International Capoeira Angola Conference at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and Illinois State University, April 26th-30th, 2017, presented by Denis of Capoeira Angola Center of Mestre João Grande Champaign -IL, and the Capoeira Club at UIUC. Please join us for a fabulous weekend of celebrating Brazilian culture. We are honored to have Great Mestre João Grande CM Marquinho and Professor Janete Da Silva. We will have workshops in Capoeira Angola movement / Music and , Afro-Brazilian dance Samba workshop. We are hoping that you and your energy will be part of the weekend!

Mestre João Grande (Capoeira Angola Center of Mestre João Grande)
CM Marquinho (Capoeira Angola Center Italy)
Professora Janete of Silva Dance Company (Samba Dance)

Event Schedule

Wednesday, April 26th
Krannert Performing Art Center - DRR Room
1:00-2:20 pm - Capoeira Angola Movement Class

Illinois State University
Center for Visual Arts Room 125
6:00-8:00pm - Moeda (coin making workshop) with Gary Justis

Thursday, April 27th
Capoeira Angola Center IL
12:00-1:00pm - Capoeira Music class

Illinois State University - Cook Hall 308
6:00-8:00pm - Capoeira Angola Movement & Music class*

Friday, April 28th
Next Generation Preschool
9:30-10:15am - Public Engagement Capoeira Angola Performance

Illini Union Quad West side (if weather permits)
12:00-1:00pm - Capoeira Angola Roda

UIUC Dance Dept. Nevada B Studio
6:00-7:00pm - Afro-Brazilian Dance Samba workshop (All Levels)
7:00-9:00pm - UIUC - Capoeira Angola Movement & Music class*

Saturday, April 29th
Lincoln Square Mall Urbana
10:00-11:00pm - Public Engagement Kids Capoeira Angola Movement/Roda
11:00am-1:00pm - Capoeira Angola Movement Class*
1:00-3:00pm Break Cultural Lunch

UIUC Dance Dept. Nevada B Studio
3:00-4:00pm - Samba Music workshop (All Levels welcome)
4:00-6:00pm - Capoeira Movement & Capoeira Roda*
8:00pm - Cultural Dinner, Capoeira Angola Center

Sunday, April 30th
UIUC Dance Dept. Nevada B Studio
9:30-10:15am Yoga class with Kristina Reese
10:30-11:00pm - Maculelê Afro- Stick Dance
11:00-1:00pm - Capoeira Movement & Dance Class*
1:00-2:00pm - Break
Capoeira Angola Center IL
2:00-4:00pm Capoeira Angola Closing Roda*

Location of Event

Address Locations:

UIUC Dance Department Nevada B
907 1/2 West Nevada Street,
Urbana, Illinois 61801

Krannert Performing Art Center- DRR Room
Stage Floor Room
500 South Goodwin Ave,
Urbana, IL 61801

Illinois Union Quad
1401 W. Green Street,
Urbana, IL 61801

Illinois State University
100 N. University Street,
Normal, IL 61761-4441

Capoeira Angola Center Illinois
122 W. Main Street,
Urbana, IL 61801

Lincoln Square (East Wing)
201 Lincoln Square,
Urbana, IL 61801

Sponsors :
Paid for by the Students Cultural Programming Fee
Lemann Institute for Brazilian Studies
Robert E. Brown Center of World Music
Capoeira Club at UIUC
UIUC Dance Department
Students of Capoeira Angola Center Illinois
Art Coop Inc

Free for UIUC students with a UIUC Student ID
Free for ISU students with ISU Student ID

Full event $100.00
T-shirt $15.00 if paid for full event
T-shirt $20 without event

Prices for per-day rate

Thursday $50.00
Friday $60.00
Saturday $85.00
Sunday $60.00
*Samba dance workshop free for community members*

Instructors, Treinels, Professores and Contra-Mestres, remember this fee is an investment and a donation to support Capoeira Angola!

Dress Code *
For Capoeira Angola workshops only
– Flat sole shoes
– T-shirt that can be tucked into your pants
– athletic pants or White pants
– Tank tops not allowed

If you have any questions regarding the event or travel please feel free to contact us via e-mail or
Denis or Aisha – 217-721-0887 angolacenterillinois@gmail.com

Hope to see you there!
Denis and Capoeira Angola Center Illinois Students

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