Alábase, Orixa Dances

Isabel (Isa) Soares

Dances from the African people of Yoruba origin, accompanied by their ritual songs. The xirê de orixás routine is the result of a long process related to resistance, survival and selfknowledge.


Isabel (Isa) Soares is a teacher and researcher of Orixá dance, she founded ALáBASE, danzas de Orixás. She was the coordinator of the Afro-American Cultures are at Centro Cultural Ricardo Rojas, Universidad de Buenos Aires.

Background Information
  • Country: United States
  • Encuentro Location: Sala SUM (Centro Cultural Recoleta)
  • Date: June 9-10, 2007
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