Project - Ashe Brazil

Project Name: Ashe Brazil
Location: Schools/Hotels/Community Centers throughout Jamaica
Supported by: Capoeira Alafia/GCC-J, The Government of Brazil through its Embassy to Jamaica, Young Americas Business Trust (YABT) / Organization of the American States (OAS), National Housing Trust (NHT)
Implementation period: 19th of May – 2nd of June 2007
Project Description: A group of eleven professional Capoeiristas toured through Jamaica, promoting Brazilian Culture and realizing more than 20 shows featuring Capoeira,Samba, Maculele and stage plays. The Ashe Brazil team received an overwhelming response – be it in the inner-city of Kingston or at exclusive hotels and clubs – and presented Brazil’s vibrant and unique culture and lifestyle. Through it's kind support of providing air plane tickets for the Brazilian team members, the Government of Brazil greatly contributed to the success of the project.