PHOTO GALLERY2010 will be a year to remember.It was a year marking Mestre João Grande's amazing 60 years in Capoeira & 20 years of his teachings in New York City. 2010 also marked very significant dates in Capoeira history as Mestre Joćo Grande bestowed special recognition to his students.
Mestre Cooper (on October 24, 2010) joined a very select group of individuals to receive high distinction from Mestre João Grande. Mestre Cooper become the first individual from the United States to be recognized, as well as the second MESTRE (after Mestre Moraes) who has officially been given this high honor by Mestre Joćo Grande. Earlier in the year Mestre Joćo Grande recognized other individuals as Contra-Mestre; Jurandir Santos (on April 18, 2010), and Marcos Albuquerque (on November 14, 2010). These individuals have been recognized for their continued devotion and dedication to the preservation of the traditional roots of Capoeira Angola. Mestre Joćo Grande also officially recognized Risadinha as COA of The Capoeira Angola Center of Mestre Joćo Grande (April 25, 2010).
The Capoeira Angola Center Of Mestre Joćo Grande wishes everyone a Happy 2016.
VIDEOS FROM THE (APRIL 18TH & APRIL 25TH) RODAS ARE AVAILABLE ON OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL: visit us @ http://www.youtube.com/user/CACMJG
Filming of Sydney Pollack's 'The Interpreter' with João Grande and Students, March 2004
Ginga Mundo Event, Salvador, BA August 2004
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