About Chupa Teta

Born in Russia. Lived in China. Dreaming about Brasil.

Capoeira Movie Sunday: “Mestre Bimba: Capoeira Iluminada”

This Sunday, January 12th, at 2 pm we will meet for watching a capoeira documentary “Mestre Bimba: Capoeira Iluminada”. Everybody is welcome, so tell your friends if they’re interested in understanding more about capoeira.

About the movie:
One of the best pieces of work showing the life of Mestre Bimba and his work with Capoeira Regional. The […]

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Songs of November 2013 (+ from Prof. Horrivel)

Ginga Original (Capoeira me chama da licensa meu sinhor)
No mercado modelo tem acaraje
Quando chegei la no mercado modelo
Sereno Cai
Campo de mandinga vamo mandinga
Corta cana

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Songs of September 2013

Santo António eu quero água
A baqueta batendo arame
Auê auê Paraná

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Songs of July 2013

Ô Areia
Onde vai Caiman
Mandei, caiá meu sobrado
Família de Ouro

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Article about Capoeira in “Super City” magazine

Japanese magazine “Super City”, July 1st Issue [Wushu in Shanghai]
Brazilian Wushu – Capoeira
Capoeira is Brazilian Martial Art and it is quiet-boom but definitely getting more attentions these days in Japan. It is said that Capoeira was invented by black slaves and they tried to pretend like they were dancing so that the guard didn’t notice that they were actually exercising. With those background, capoeira established current style which has music instrument and singing and the movement is just like dancing. You also can experience Capoeira in Shanghai. Let’s see what we experienced with Capoeira in this issue.

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Songs of June 2013

Família de Ouro
Tem que ter mandinga
Ganga zumba e zumbi

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Songs of April 2013 (from Mestre Calango)

Santo Amaro
Êh mar
Nas tranças do seus cabelos
E nana ê, ê nago ê ah ê puxa
LA EN CASA TEM UMA NEGA
La na Bahia vai subir dois avião

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Interview with Instrutor Diego Guerreiro from “Travel Explotion”

TE: What is your name, where are you from and what do you do?

DIEGO: My name is Diego Pappalardo. I’m from Italy, I live in Shanghai, work for a European Bank and teach capoeira.

TE: Can you describe capoeira for us?

DIEGO: Originating in Brazil in the 1600s, Capoeira is the only indigenous American martial art, it […]

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Press about us: “Xinmin Bella” magazine (2012-11-12)

Source: 《新民Bella》2012.11.22 | 冬日暖身 跳一曲巴西战舞 | 编辑:陈陈 文:何佳玲

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Songs of November 2012 (from CM Primo and others)

Aqui do lado (Vista Boa)
No Mercado Modelo tem Acarajé
Samba lelé bateu na porta
Despedida de amor
Adeus Santo Amaro
Angola Vai
Foi na Beira da praia ouvi Mae d’agua chora

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By |November 26th, 2012|Music & Songs|1 Comment