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How does the term "hybrid" relate to Brazilian dance?
dance becomes a mode of survival for culture as it carries several messages
Afro-Brazilian spirit possession religion, with origins in Yoruba religious ritual created by African salves and their descendants
Which religion's purpose was to maintain connection with African roots, strengthen connection with chosen saint/Orisha, to call upon a specific Orisha for protection?
The goal of WHAT is to invite Orisha to come into the space and the spirit to enter the worshipper?
What is the name of the "ring samba," from Bahia, generally danced by women, and an older type of samba?
samba de roda
Who are the groups who raise awareness of African heritage of so many people in Brazil?
Blocos Afros and Afoxe
What is the name of the dance and music performance company whose president/director is Joao Jorge Santos Rodrigues?
Grupo Dultural Olodum
What originates from slave trade, when African slaves created a defense system disguised as a game-like dance in the slave quarters of Brazilian plantations?
Style of capoeira that is strategic rather than forceful, considered more traditional, low to ground movements, slower style w/ less acrobatics and less flashy, psychological dominance, and less popular until 1970s when capoeirists became more interested in tradition?
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