N.15 - The group of gods from Anthropology to Group Psychotherapy

A Samba for Pierre Fatumbi Verger

Abstract

In 1998 the carioca School of Samba “União da Ilha”, In occasion of the great  Carnival parades in Rio de Janeiro, dedicated to Pierre Fatumbi Verger a whole bloco (group of costumes/masks) with the title “Fatumbi, a Ilha de Todos os Santos”. The bloco began with this presentation:
“It’s the deserved homage
that the União da Ilha
offers to the Bahian-African-French Pierre Fatumbi Verger Oju Obà”

The presentation was signed in Bahia by a group of distinguished personalities: Jorge Amado, Carybé, Dorival Caymmi, Estela de Oxossi, Ilê do Axé Opô Afonjà, Balbino do Ilê Agaujù. During the parade, the participants sang and danced a samba enredo entitled “Fatumbi, a Ilha de Todos os Santos”, composed for the occasion by Almir da Ilha, Mauricio 100 e Marcio André:

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