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Capoeira: Martial Arts Brazil Style

Duration: 01:35

The capoeira is a legacy of the African influence on Brazil - a self-defence martial art which has evolved into a hugely popular form of dance. Michael Palin introduces a few new moves when he joins capoeira master, or 'Mestre', Boa Gente's class.

Available since: Thu 18 Oct 2012

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Brazil with Michael Palin Out of Africa

1/4 Michael's journey starts in the north east, where modern Brazil was born.

First broadcast: 24 Oct 2012

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