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LAUNCHING: Capoeira Online – Access & Share knowledge!

It is the duty of every capoeirista to impart the values of Capoeira and the memory that accompanies it. Without the adaptive mind of the slaves, our art would not exist. Born from their circumstances, Capoeira helped the slaves escape and survive. They developed and passed it down from generation after generation through observation and […]

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Festival 2018

The new edition of the Ginga Saroba Capoeira Festival will be held from 2nd to 4th February 2018! A time for Capoeira workshops, Rodas, Brazilian culture, exchanges and fun with the Capoeira family in Auroville. With the presence of Mestre Branco, we will welcome other guests from India sharing their knowledge of the Capoeira but […]

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Open roda resumes

After a short break, our Capoeira group resumes it’s monthly events with a first Open Capoeira Roda. Adults, kids, beginner, advanced, capoeirista or not… Join us, watch, sing or participate to our circle open to all on Friday 4th of August at Auroville’s Visitor Center, 5.30PM onward. Kids will have the priority for the first […]

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Kids pandeiro workshop 2017

Do acrobatics, sing, enjoy a roda or a playful game with a friend, hit the big atabaque… All of that is fun but things start to get interesting once you start to make your own instrument and play it. This last month, Deepanam kids made their own pandeiro. At times challenging, it was overall an […]

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AVYA – Kids presentation

AVYA represents 39 youth activities present in Auroville and open to kids during the school year. As a way to show the progress of the students, AVYA organized an event on Saturday 8th of April 2017 in which over 12 activities presented their work. Among them 10 kids from our group played in front of […]

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Martial arts, theatre, music and dance come together at Tantrotsav 2017

In the surreal ambience of a fire-glow from an oil lamp and a brightly burning halogen bulb, the audience waits with bated breath as the martial art performance begins. The spectators at Kalarigram, adjacent to Adishakti, are about to regroup after being driven into a tizzy by the chendamelam by Anish Panikkar and team at […]

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Na Chamada do Fodo -Festival 2017
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Na Chamada do Fogo – Festival 2017

In 2007, Samuka da India started his work with Capoeira, teaching in Auroville and creating the base of what will officially become Ginga Saroba. 10 years later, the group has grown and has taken a new dimension, developing in and around Auroville but also in Pondicherry, Chennai and further… To celebrate this, Prof. Samuka da […]

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Workshop Serie

Ginga Saroba orgnises a series of workshops starting from November in preparation for the Festival 2017. Come and join us for a journey through music, movements, celebration and games. # NOVEMBER 5TH – 8.30AM to 12.30PM – AUROVILLE – Focus: Movements & music – Venue: Deepanam, Auroville – Level: Beginner / intermediate – Age: 14 […]

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Ginga Nagô: Travelling Rendezvous

The Travelling Rendezvous of Ginga Nagô are meetings in which Mestre Branco, the professors & students of the group share privileged moments around workshop, rodas, food and evenings. It is a time to strengthen the link between all the antennas of the group in France, a laboratory of research, exchange and creativity as well as […]

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1st Monthly Workshop in Chennai

More than a martial art, Capoeira is a philosophy, a way to understand oneself and surely a great satisfaction! Ginga Saroba organizes its second workshop and for the first time with John Britto! It will be the first of a monthly series aiming to introduce the Capoeira art to Chennai. DATE: 1st October 2016 – […]

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