Encontro Cultural 2019

IX Capoeira Karkara Encontro Cultural Batizado/Cord Changing for Kids, Teens & Adults

our 2018 event highlights

This year’s annual event promises to be the BEST ONE YET!! With workshops beginning November 13th and culminating in the main event on November 16th, and a potluck on the 17th to celebrate, this year will bring you an amazing array of cultural experiences and world class workshops with professional instructors, professors, mestres and practitioners! And our students of all ages – kids, adults & teens – will earn their next cord!

Encontro Schedule

Wed. Nov. 13 @ The Academy
6:00 – 6:45 pm – African Dance Workshop – Kids Ages 3-7
6:45 – 7:30 pm – African Dance Workshop – Kids Ages 8-13

Thurs. Nov. 14th @ The Academy
5:00 to 6:00 pm– Open Roda & Demo Team Solo Show for all students & visitors (Kids 3 – 13)
6:15 to 7:15 pm – Afro Dance Workshop (Ages 14+)
7:15 to 8:15 pm – Capoeira Workshop (Ages 14+)
8:15 pm – Open Roda for all students & visitors – adults and teens 14 & up
9:00 pm – Food/Fun at Bramer’s Brazilian Restaurant

Fri. Nov. 15th @ The Academy
6:00 to 7:00pm
– Samba Dance Workshop (Ages 14+)
7:00 to 8:00 pm – Capoeira Workshop (Ages 14+)
8:00 pm – Open Roda for all students & visitors – adults and teens 14 & up
9:00 pm – Food/Fun at Bramer’s Brazilian Restaurant

Sat. Nov. 16th from 11:00am to 3:00 pm
Christa McAuliffe Middle School
(Kids Arrive NO LATER THAN 10:30 am)
(Adults/Teens please arrive NO LATER THAN 12:30 pm)
11:00 am – Rodas & Performances for KIDS ages 3-13
12:00 pm – Cord Changing Ceremony (Batizado) for KIDS ages 3-13
1:00 pm – Rodas & Performances for TEENS & ADULTS
2:00 pm – Cord Changing Ceremony (Batizado) for TEENS & ADULTS
3:00 pm – OPEN RODAS
5:00 pm (approx.) After Party at Bramer’s Brazilian Restaurant

All Workshops and rodas will be held at the main academy and the Batizado Ceremony and shows will be held at the event location.

Sun. Nov. 17th at 11:00am @ Tais’ home in Lantana
Potluck Celebration for Everyone! It’s a pool party! Bring a dish to share!

This years event is being sponsored by the
Capoeira Cultural Arts Foundation (CCAF)
a 501c3 nonprofit organization whose goal is to promote the growth of the Brazilian martial art of Capoeira, specifically to high-need communities through providing instruction, trainings, programs, events, performances, and scholarships, to enrich and improve the wellbeing of our youth physically, mentally, culturally and socially.  

Student Registration Packets

Kids Registration Packet|Adults Registration Packet

All outside students, if you would like to pre-register to secure your spot for any of the workshops please
call 561-737-3425 or email: info@capokusa.com

Sponsorship Levels

There are 4 Sponsorship Levels Available to You

  • Vendor Package –  $75.00
    Your company is invited to attend as a vendor, provide company literature, exclusive merchandise, or product samples at the event.
    Internet Advertising – Your company mentioned in promotional posts for the event leading up to and on the day of event. (to include Live Streaming Day of Event)
    Company Provides Prize to be Raffled Away to the audience
  • Bronze Level at $300.00
    Vendor Package Plus
    Company Logo displayed on Event Program – 
    (Must Provide High Resolution Image by 10/01/19)
    Logo printed on Step and Repeat Banner as backdrop for all photographs
    (Must Provide High Resolution Image by 10/01/19)
  • Silver Level at $800.00
    Vendor and Bronze Packages Plus
    Company Logo Printed on the Back of Event Shirt Worn by all participants and additional shirts available for general public retail. 
  • Gold Level at $2,000.00
    Vendor, Bronze, Silver Packages Plus
    A portion of your charitable donation will help to fund our annual project in Bahia Brazil, which provides support to the Capoeira Karkara community in Salvador, Bahia by providing a batizado for their students, and food and toys for Christmas to families in dire need.

Send your logo, social media contact info &/or URL to: capoeiracaf@gmail.com.

You may pay by cash, check, credit or debit card.

All Credit Card Payments are Subject to a 4.0% service fee – Checks or Cash are preferred methods of payment.

You may send payment to:
Capoeira Cultural Arts Foundation
106 Commerce Road
Boynton Beach FL 33426.

All checks can be made payable to Capoeira Cultural Arts Foundation.
Click the Link Below to Print the Sponsorship Package and Reserve your Space.

The Capoeira Cultural Arts Foundation/Capoeira Karkara Cultural Arts Center are not affiliated with or endorsed by the School Board of Palm Beach County or Christa McAuliffe Middle School (CMMS) and the events/activities hosted by  Capoeira Cultural Arts Foundation/Capoeira Karkara Cultural Arts Center  on CMMS’s premises pursuant to a lease agreement shall not be construed as being conducted, funded, hosted, or sponsored by the School Board or CMMS on behalf of  Capoeira Cultural Arts Foundation/Capoeira Karkara Cultural Arts Center. The School Board and CMMS undertake no responsibility for supervising or monitoring Capoeira Cultural Arts Foundation/Capoeira Karkara Cultural Arts Center’s events/activities and will not be liable for any and all actions of   Capoeira Cultural Arts Foundation/Capoeira Karkara Cultural Arts Center on CMMS’s premises.

Donations of any amount are accepted, please click the link below.

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