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[Grupo de Dança Folclórica]
Romero, Carmencita, 1914- 2001 (Videographer)
Santos, João Marcelo Ribeiro dos (Videographer)
Grupo de Dança Folclórica (Salvador, Brazil)
Universidade Federal da Bahia

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1994
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 3289
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-4779 (former)
Dance -- Brazil
Folk dancing -- Brazil
Drummers (Musicians)
Capoeira (Dance)
Candomblé (Religion)
two-dimensional moving image
Title from accompanying flyer.
Creation/production credits: Performance sponsored by the Universidade Federal da Bahia.
Performers: Performed by the Grupo de Dança Folclórica.
Venue: Recorded in performance at the Teatro de Arena in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil, on August 25, 1994, by Carmencita Romero and João Marcelo Ribeiro dos Santos, as part of the 25th anniversary celebration of the Grupo de Dança Folclórica of the Serviço Social do Comércio (SESC).
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a donation from Lynn Garafola.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 streaming video file (NTSC) (18 min.) : sd., col.
Excerpts from a performance of Brazilian folk dances and music derived from African culture, including a dance inspired by Candomblé, the religious cult of the Orixas; Capoeira, a combat-dance originally practiced by slaves; Maculelé, a dance play with sticks; and Puxada de Rede, a fishermen's festival dance with fishnets. The Grupo de Dança Folclórica, a company of dancers, singers, and musicians, is maintained by the Serviço Social do Comércio (SESC), a business and trade foundation that provides social services for the city of Salvador.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12333129
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ca046f80-7901-0134-eebd-00505686a51c
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Item timeline of events

  • 1914: Creator Born
  • 1994: Issued
  • 2001: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "[Grupo de Dança Folclórica]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1994.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "[Grupo de Dança Folclórica]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 20, 2019.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1994). [Grupo de Dança Folclórica] Retrieved from

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[Grupo de Dança Folclórica]