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Ologunde - Flushing Town Hall
Add to Calendar 18-05-2014 18-05-2014 15 Ologunde Celebrate the rich Afro-Brazilian culture of Salvador, Bahia through a diverse repertoire of music, dance, and martial arts. Comprised of Brazilians living in the United States and Brazil, Ologund´┐Ż includes former members of world-renowned music and dance troupes and is under the direction of master percussionist Dende. Ologunde will perform a diverse repertoire which includes the rituals associated with candomble, a synthesis of the Yoruba and Catholic religions in which various orixas (gods) are invoked; the breathtaking capoeira martial arts dance; maculele, a warrior dance which utilizes sticks and machetes and was originally created in the sugar cane fields by slaves; and the exhilarating samba de roda, which can be traced back to the semba of Angola. http://www.nymetroparents.com/2014neweventinfo.cfm?id=160151 Flushing Town Hall true DD/MM/YYYY  

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Date: May 18, 2014
Hours: 2:15pm
Ages: All Ages
Price: $12 adults; $10 children

Address:
137-35 Northern Boulevard
Flushing, NY 11354

Phone: 718-463-7700
Website: flushingtownhall.org

Description: Celebrate the rich Afro-Brazilian culture of Salvador, Bahia through a diverse repertoire of music, dance, and martial arts. Comprised of Brazilians living in the United States and Brazil, Ologund´┐Ż includes former members of world-renowned music and dance troupes and is under the direction of master percussionist Dende. Ologunde will perform a diverse repertoire which includes the rituals associated with candomble, a synthesis of the Yoruba and Catholic religions in which various orixas (gods) are invoked; the breathtaking capoeira martial arts dance; maculele, a warrior dance which utilizes sticks and machetes and was originally created in the sugar cane fields by slaves; and the exhilarating samba de roda, which can be traced back to the semba of Angola.

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