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Music & Dance Ensemble

The Afro Brazilian Cultural Center of New Jersey Music and Dance Ensemble bring to their audiences the rich African influenced rhythms and dances originating in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil, a region known for custom deeply rooted in the traditions and spirituality of ancestral Africa.


The Ensemble performs works from Afro-Brazilian Folkloric Dances such as Samba, Maculele, and the Dances of the forces of Nature, known as Orixas in Brazil. It features a performance of Capoeira, an Afro Brazilian martial art that combines dance, music and acrobatics.



All are accompanied by live percussion and traditional instruments making for an exciting and engaging performance. Join us for an experience of Afro Brazilian culture through our promotion of cross-cultural understanding, see something global in an authentic way, and interact with our International Ambassadors, no passport required. Experience the magic of Salvador!



Our Ensamble has presented performances and residencies in primary and secondary schools and cultural institutions throughout the United States.

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