Background, Founders, Members, Locations and Affiliations
Grupo De Capoeira Angola Pelourinho
Grupo de Capoeira Angola Pelourinho is among the most important schools of capoeira. Founded in the 1980s the Grupo de Capoeira Angola Pelourinho helped revive interest in Capoeira Angola, widely considered the most traditional style of art. Mestre Moraes and his students have gone on to found capoeira schools throughout Brazil and abroad especially in the United States and Europe.