Location Fortaleza, Ceará
Grantee 2003
Attended areas Education and Culture

Tambores do Vindança

The Dance Company works with children and at-risk youth in the Vila Velha neighborhood, in the outskirts of Fortaleza. The Company uses different forms of artistic expressions for the development and improvement of the quality of life of its participants. A BrazilFoundation grantee in 2003 and 2005, Vidança has expanded its activities and the number of projects supported by other organizations.

The Company makes presentations in Ceara and other states of Brazil. In 2007, they performed at the BrazilFoundation Annual Gala in New York. Vidança was designated a “Ponto de Cultura” (Point of Culture)* in 2009.

* Title of recognition awarded by the Brazilian Ministry of Culture to institutions that have made socio-cultural impacts in their communities.

http://vidanca.org/

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