Capoeira Topazio performing live
Thursday 12 – 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm – First Fleet Park Main Stage
About the artist :
Australia’s leading and most exciting capoeira group, led by the one and only Mestre Formiguinha. All the way from Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. Capoeira is a blend of Martial Arts, Dance, Music & Acrobatics.
Capoeira Topazio group was founded by Master Dinho in the year 1988 in Salvador Bahia, Brazil. He mixed Capoeira with Brazilian JiuJitsu in order to create a unique fighting style. His mission was to save the street children in Bahia, to help them have a healthy lifestyle by training; and away from drugs, alcohol, smoking and other illegal substances. Nowadays, the Topazio group has branch schools in over 25 countries.
Mestre Formiguinha leads the group, he was one of Mestre Dinho’s very first students in Bahia. Mestre Formiguinha continues the mission in Australia to help kids & adults have a healthier lifestyle. Topazio hopes to continue to share their passion and have a positive impact to the community in Australia.