Capulana’s videos ?

Please, I need some informations about videos that shows capulana cloth, rituals and ceremony. Do you have any recommendations? Thanks youuuuu.

Sustainability’s memorial

Please don’t forget ! Sustain+ability 1)May ask for another attitude facing the world around. 2)May invite you to participate in a global exchange regarding a healthier ecosystem. 3)May ask you to be responsible for your happiness and future generations well-being . 4)May consider a global changing when concerning the habit(u)s that we, human beings, develop … Continue reading

um pouco de história de Moçambque

Hoje durante as minhas pesquisas encontrei este artigo interessante que sintetise um pouco da História de Moçambique após a chegada dos Portugueses. http://www.historiacolonial.arquivonacional.gov.br/cgi/cgilua.exe/sys/start.htm?infoid=154&sid=28&tpl=printerview

Capulana no ritual de iniciação

Here is a short video about an interview made in Lisbon. D. Rosa , a mozambican woman (from Mozambique Island but actually leaving living in Maputo )  talks about her experience with capulanas.

capulana dressed by men

Capulana is mostly defined as a women garment. But  men also wear capulana. I selected some images where this fact is significant to add a great contribute to capulana history. Races of men . 1880                 worker- from Mozambique coast_1902                 … Continue reading

Capulana nos rituais.

Traditional mozambican healers make use of the capulana during rituals. Here is an amazing video made by the photojournalist Vlad Sokhin http://vimeo.com/19960790

capulana and the “mestice” fashions. Ricardo Rangel’s contribute

                    “Doorkeeper at the Moulin Rouge”                     The three Marias. Casablanca Bar, 1970 Many works by Rangel do, the fusion of the afro/mozambican culture with its colonial ancestors, the Portuguese. Under colonial rules,  Mozambican people developed strong african … Continue reading

some facts

1)Of Mozambique’s almost 21.5 million people, nearly 12 million—or 55 percent of the population—live below the official poverty line of 18.4 Meticais (about 50 cents) a day 2)“Moçambique é um dos 20 países mais pobres do mundo e está em quarto pior lugar do Índice de Desenvolvimento Humano (IDH) de 2011 da ONU. Desde a independência, o … Continue reading

Mozambique Channel , 1748

The portuguese presence on the country dated 16th century , when portuguese occupied the litoral coast .  During 128 years , Mozambique was a portuguese colony since 1885- when Berlin Conference has legitimated the neocolonial politic of the european countries.  

capulana on 30’s

It is not usual to find photographies about capulana on the 30’s. Today I got my luck and found this amazing postcard  on the blog Ma-schamba. . Thanks to publish a comment about this blog too. here