Grupo negaça capoeira


e troca de cordões

June 7-9, 2019

Cambridge UK

Capoeira Festival 2019

Mestre Chitãozinho and his students welcome you to the 11th Grupo Negaça Capoeira Batizado and Troca de Cordões on the weekend of 7-9 June 2018! The Batizado e Troca de Cordões (literally meaning "baptism and change of belts") is an annual event where new students get their first belt and regular students change to a higher belt. Get a chance to train with famous masters from around the world, meet new people, try new capoeira styles and have an awesome time!

There's limited availability, get your tickets now!

Please note:

  • Prices below are for guests only! Professores and above can join us for free. Students of Negaça please talk to your instructor regarding your contribution towards the event.
  • Saturday and all-event tickets include entrance to the Negaça Brazilian Party 🎉!
  • There will be a hot buffet for £6 adults / £4 kids (pay on-site) on Saturday after the capoeira event.
  • Accommodation is not guaranteed. We will do our best to accommodate guests who request it on a first-come first-served basis.
  • Discount rates (20%) are available for students traveling from abroad for this event, and instructors bringing two or more students.



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Batizado Information:

Thank you for your participation. Your energy and support will make this event truly special!

The detailed schedule for Saturday is as follows (scroll down for weekend schedule):

  • 11:15am - 11:30pm: Registration
  • 11:30am - 12:30pm: Workshops *
  • 12:30 - 1:00pm: Break
  • 1:00 - 1:40pm: Workshops *
  • 1:40 - 2:00pm: Roda
  • 2:00 - 3:00pm: Angola Workshop & Club Exchange! **
  • 3 - 4pm: Adult batizado
  • 4 - 5:00pm: Adult Roda

* Saturday workshops are open to adults, and kids from the second Cambridge and Saffron Walden classes
** The club exchange is an opportunity for students of other sports and dance and MA clubs to experience capoeira! Participate in a special workshop (£10 at the door), and stay for the capoeira belt ceremony and Brazilian party. Please register here!

You will have a chance to take a shower at Chesterton Sports Centre after the event.
The buffet and party will be held at the NCI Sports & Social Club which is a 15min walk.

  • 6:30 - 8pm: Hot buffet (£6 for adults, £4 for children, at the door)
  • 8pm - 11:45pm: Brazilian party 🎉🎉! (open to Negaça students and batizado guests)

If you need accommodation for Friday or Saturday night, please get in touch as soon as possible!

Please support our ➡️ Facebook event 👍 and share the Club Exchange 🥋💃🧘‍♂️🤼‍♂️ with friends!

Schedule of Events

Friday, 7th June 2019

Kids Batizado & Party, Opening Roda

28th Scout Hut
Flamesteed Road, Cambridge, CB1 3QU

  • 6:00pm - 9:30pm

Saturday, 8th June 2019

Workshops, Adult Batizado & Rodas

Chesterton Sports Centre
Gilbert Road, Cambridge, CB4 3NY

  • 11am - 5:30pm

Hot buffet & GNC Party!

NCI Sports & Social Club
Holland Street, Cambridge, CB4 3DL

  • 7pm - 11:45pm

Sunday, 9th June 2019

Workshops, Maculele & Closing Rodas

28th Scout Hut
Flamesteed Road, Cambridge, CB1 3QU

  • 12pm - 5pm

Saturday, 8th June 2019

Club Exchange 🥋💃🧘‍♂️🤼‍♂️

Chesterton Sports Centre
Gilbert Road, Cambridge, CB4 3NY

  • 2 - 3pm

Special Guests

Muito Axé para todos

Olá pra todos os amigos e camaradas do Grupo Negaça Capoeira UK, marquem a data do próximo Batizado and Troca de Cordões do grupo GNC do Mestre Chitãozinho e alunos em 2019.

Não perca este evento!