Event Information
Event Date: 
April 29, 2017 - 10:00am - 10:00pm
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
1-2:20 pm - Capoeira Angola movement Class.
King Elementary
3:30-4:30pm - Public Engagement kids Capoeira Angola workshop*

Thursday, April 27th
Illinois State University
6-8pm- Capoeira Angola Movement and Music class*

Friday, April 28th
Next Generation School
9:30-10:15am Public Engagement Capoeira Angola performance
Illini Union Quad West side(if weather permits)
12-1pm-Capoeira Angola Roda Quad Roda

UIUC Dance Dept. Nevada B Studio
6-7pm Afro- Brazilian Dance- Samba workshop( All Levels)
7-8pm UIUC -Capoeira Angola Movement and music class*

Saturday, April 29th
Lincoln Square Mall Urbana
10:00am-11:00pm Public Engagement-Kids Capoeira Angola Movement/Roda
11:00-1:30pm Capoeira Angola Movement Class*
1:30-3:00pm Break Cultural Lunch

UIUC Dance Dept Nevada B Studio
3:00-4:00pm Samba Music workshops( all Levels welcome)
4:00-6:00pm Capoeira movement, and Capoeira Roda *
8:00pm Cultural Dinner- Capoeira Angola Center

Sunday, April 30th
UIUC Dance Department Nevada B Studio
10:00am-11pm Maculelê Afro- stick dance
11:00-1:00pm -Capoeira Movement & Dance Class*
1:00-2:00pm- Break
2:00-4:00pm Closing Capoeira Angola 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 DRK
500 South Goodwin Ave,
Urbana, IL 61801

Illinois Union Quad
1401 W Green Street
Urbana, IL 61801

Illinois State University
100 N University St
Normal, IL 61761-4441

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

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


Paid for by the Students Cultural Programming fee
Capoeira Club at UIUC
Dance at Illinois
Students of Capoeira Angola Center Champaign Illinois

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

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