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Vavá Samba Ep 7 - Samba Music and Dance Presentation
Vavá Samba performs samba music and dance from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Part of a series of educational videos created for the Smithsonian Folklife Festival's Brazil in DC initiative. Vavá United School of Samba is a Rio de Janeiro-style samba school based in Washington, D.C. Curators: Cristina Díaz-Carrera and Julia Gutiérrez-Rivera Videographer/Editor: Albert Tong Production Crew: Jason Morris, Charles Weber Video shoot co-produced and shot in front of THEARC Theater, a program of Building Bridges Across the River. The video content presented here can be used by teachers, educators, caretakers, and others to enrich ideas examined in school curricula or cultural programming. Each video series features a particular Brazilian artist or group based in the Washington, DC area. They are designed to accompany activity plans that will soon be available as downloadable PDF’s through our website, check back for a link in December 2021. About Brazil in DC Brazil in DC is a special community engagement initiative of the Smithsonian Folklife Festival that celebrates Afro-Latinx cultural expressions and the Brazilian communities in Washington, D.C. The Brazil in D.C. program received federal support from the Latino Initiatives Pool, administered by the Smithsonian Latino Center.
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2 min 21 sec
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