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  Brazilian Dances: Lundu
The lundu or lundum was brought to Brazil by Bantu slaves from Angola and surrounding areas.
Still danced in the island of Marajó in the Amazon delta, the lundu(m) is a very sensual, voluptuous - rather lascivious really - couple's dance.
It was later replaced by the maxixe (which was also considered scandalous...) and the samba.
www.maria-brazil.org /brazilian_dance_lundu.htm   (69 words)

LUNDU - The natural beauty of Lundu and its vicinity gives it vast eco-tourism potential, said Assistant Minister of Agri-culture and Food Industries Datuk Ramsay Noel Jitam.
Ramsay added that Lundu was famous for its beautiful unspoiled beaches, national parks and lush tropical rainforests.
As such, efforts should be made by all sectors to up-grade and attract as many tourists to this district as possible," he said after handing over rural development grants to 48 organisations at the Civic Centre here on Wednesday.
www.supp.org.my /Profiles/Ramsay/news/0607st.htm   (314 words)

 Peru | MADRE: An International Women's Human Rights Organization
LUNDU, the Center of Afro-Peruvian Studies and Promotion, is an organization of Afro-Peruvian youth working to promote recognition and respect for Peru's Afro-descendant population and combat racism and sexism in Peruvian society.
LUNDU provides skills training and leadership development for young Afro-Peruvians, facilitates their political participation and offers cultural programs to help people reconnect with their Afro-Peruvian identities.
Recently, LUNDU held a workshop with Afro-descendant organizations from Chile and Bolivia where Afro-Peruvian, Afro-Chilean and Afro-Bolivian youth came together to exchange ideas and build relationships.
www.madre.org /sister/Peru.html   (681 words)

 Gunung Gading
The distance to Lundu is covered in about 1.5 hours (if there is no traffic jam at the ferry).
The bus to Lundu arrives at the National Park at 2.30 p.m.
In Lundu take the bus to Kuching at 4 p.m., which is the last one.
home.tiscali.be /be045809/10/borneo/gading_en.htm   (411 words)

 Brazil: Five Centuries Of Music (Roots Of Brazilian Music)
One of the most important early Brazilian genres was the lundu song form and circle dance, brought by Bantu slaves from what is now Angola to Brazil, where it began to acquire new influences and shock the Europeans.
By the end of that century, lundu had made an appearance in the Portuguese court, transformed into a refined style sung with guitar or piano accompaniment and embellished with European harmonies.
By the mid-nineteenth century in Brazil, lundu was performed both in salons and in the streets.
www.thebraziliansound.com /roots.htm   (1783 words)

 Lundu   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
In Lisbon, in 1775, Caldas Barbosa presented, with his modinhas, lundus in which the dance is transformed into a solo song of a sensual or comic type.
Since the end of the eighteenth century, adapted for evening Court entertainment, the lundu made its fortune as a salon dance.
With the arrival of the polka, the tango and the habanera, on which it is based, the lundu formed the basis of maxixe, the first genre of popular refined modern music, at the end of the nineteenth and early twentieth century.
www.mre.gov.br /cdbrasil/itamaraty/web/ingles/artecult/musica/tnescrit/lundu/apresent.htm   (155 words)

 Panel discussion 1: Achievements and limitations in international cooperation as seen by the developing countries
Lundu then took the floor and reflected on the origins of the information gap between developed and developing countries, postulating that the information gap is both a myth and a reality, depending upon one's standpoint.
Lundu approached the problem from three different angles: (1) the "two worlds" interdependence, especially in technology and knowledge production, utilization, and transfer; (2) the role of education and training in supporting interdependence; and (3) the need for the third world to identify its own needs and priorities.
What is needed are education and training that impart "dynamic technology" the kind of knowledge that makes the possessor understand the scientific principles governing his work and as such enables the possessor to improve, modify, or change it to suit changing circumstances.
unu.edu /unupress/unupbooks/uu07ee/uu07ee0e.htm   (3424 words)

 Music of Brazil   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Capoeira songs may be improvised on the spot, or they may be popular songs written by older mestres (teachers), and often include accounts of the history of capoeira, or the doings of great mestres.
Lundu was the first kind of African music to flourish in Brazil.
Lundu, a style of comedic song and dance, was extremely popular and was even performed in the Portuguese court.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/M/Music-of-Brazil.htm   (1996 words)

 News & Events
Lundu mengatakan, kalaupun ada reaksi dari kelompok Efendi Tambunan, para guru tak usah takut, karena mereka di pihak yang benar.
Menurut Lundu, ia sudah pernah bertemu dengan Efendi Tambunan Cs dimana waktu itu dijanjikan akan banyak donatur menyumbang ke sekolah ini, namun ternyata setelah setahun tidak menjadi kenyataan.
Mendengar ini Lundu mengatakan, agar sisa kutipan dikembalikan kepada orang tua murid.
www.geocities.com /slametriyadi_1/news.html   (604 words)

Setiba di Lundu, para pengungsi itu mendapatkan bantuan perawatan kesehatan dan hal-hal yang dianggap perlu dari pemerintah setempat.
Pihak berkuasa di Lundu hanya memperbolehkan mereka berada di wilayah Malaysia Timur selama satu malam.
Kepala Kepolisan Daerah Lundu Paul Atin, kepada Berita Harian, Rabu (24/3) mengemukakan, salah seorang dari penumpang kapal itu, Selasa malam melahirkan seorang anak di sebuah klinik setempat, ibu dan anak dilaporkan dalam keadaan sehat.
www.indomedia.com /bpost/9903/25/depan/depan2.htm   (700 words)

 Extracted from Malaysiakini
The Selako and Lara communities, numbering about 12,000 and regarded as among the smallest ethnic groups, are found only in the Lundu district to the west of Kuching, capital of Sarawak.
There is stark evidence to show degradation to the environment, with the most obvious being two rivers - Perunggang and Semapu - which have suffered from serious siltation and a water catchment area to feed nearby villages.
During the dialogue, attended by about 50 people from 14 Dayak Selako and Dayak Lara villages in Lundu, Rahman announced that a Perunggang-Stukit Bureau headed by him had been formed to defend their human rights, especially their rights to property, sources of livelihood from the land and to ensure security in the area.
brimas.www1.50megs.com /malaysiakini_23Apr05.htm   (1328 words)

 Lundu - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Lundu, originally a dance done by African slaves in Brazil, also gained popularity among the white middle class and upper crust and became Brazil's first national dance.
A flirtatious couple dance, usually accompanied by a guitar, but sometimes a thumb piano or drums, Lundu is related to the Spanish fandango and other new-world dances like the Argentine Zambacueca and Bolero - they all involve, to some degree, handkerchiefs, castanets, and holding ones' arms above their heads.
This page was last modified 06:24, 21 April 2005.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lundu   (103 words)

Lundu, renowned for its unspoilt beaches and Gunung Gading National Park,
In the 1970s, Lundu lay at the end of a long trip on a rough road.
Even in the old days of poor roads, the wide, clean sands of Sematan beach, half an hour’s drive from Lundu, were a popular holiday resort.
www.malaysiasite.nl /lundueng.htm   (677 words)

 The Lundu originally a dance done by African slave African slaves...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The Lundu originally a dance done by African slave African slaves...
The "Lundu", originally a dance done by African slave African slaves in Brazil Brazil, also gained popularity among the white middle class and upper crust and became Brazil's first national dance.
A Flirtatious couple dance, usually accompanied by a guitar guitar, but sometimes a thumb piano piano or drum drums, Lundu is related to the Spanish fandango fandango and other new-world dances like the Argentine Zambacueca Zambacueca and Bolero Bolero - they all involve, to some degree, handkerchiefs, castanets, and holding ones' arms above their heads.
www.biodatabase.de /Lundu   (148 words)

Lundu lies in the west of Sarawak, on the west bank of the Batang Kayan (Kayan River), and not far from the South China Sea.
Travellers to Lundu will no longer have to wait for a ferry---a business that was tedious at the best of times and truly gruesome on holidays.
Be advised that Gunung Gading N'tl Park is over a mile from Lundu town, and that busses to and fro can be caught only 500 m from the Park, on the main road, that they run infrequently, and cease in the mid afternoon.
www.ikanlundu.com /lundu/lundupage1.html   (984 words)

 Dance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
In the Eighteenth century, the fandango met the Brazilian dances fofa and lundu, in Lisbon; the outcome of which was fado.
It is also worth noting that the Brazilian dance lundu, which originated in Baia in the eighteenth century, turned up again in Lisbon in the late 1770's.
The word lundu comes from kilundu, which according to Antonio Assis Junior means "spirit, being of the invisible world", and which Cordeiro de Mata refers to as "a supernatural being which guides man's destiny." The diminutive of this word is Kalundu.
www.angola.org /culture/dance.html   (488 words)

 Welcome to Borneo Travel.Com
The strip of coastline from Lundu to Tanjung Datu is probably the most beautiful in the whole of Sarawak.
From Kuching, it takes two hours to reach Lundu, a small upcountry town bordered by the various mountain peaks of Gunung Gading National Park, home to the Rafflesia, the world’s largest flower.
There are some chalets but these are overpriced so it is better to stay at the Park HQ and make a side trip to Pandan if you want to spend an afternoon at the beach.
www.borneotravel.com /web/art3b.html   (1995 words)

 Travel Times   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
GUNUNG Gading National Park in Lundu district, about 80km from Kuching, is home to the Rafflesia tuanmudae (bunga pakma), the giant flower of Sarawak.
In the upper reaches of Lundu river are a series of waterfalls, a popular recreational destination for locals.
Gunung Gading is a five-minute drive from the small town of Lundu in southwest Sarawak.
www.nst.com.my /Weekly/TravelTimes/Friday/Destinations/20011206161230/Vocabulary/destinations_article   (759 words)

 Lundu Travel Guide - Lundu Vacations - VirtualTourist.com
Lundu Travel Guide - Lundu Vacations - VirtualTourist.com
Home » Travel Guides » Asia » Malaysia » Lundu
Plan a Lundu vacation with reviews, tips and photos posted by real travelers and Lundu locals.
www.virtualtourist.com /travel/Asia/Malaysia/Lundu-1283184/TravelGuide-Lundu.html   (268 words)

 Post Comment
On the 28th of December I was at CFC Lundu, after a long absence, to preach.
I preached about the visit of the wise men after the birth of Christ, pointing out the many interesting, confusing and amazing things in this account climaxing with the realization that Jesus is the Messiah sent to save mankind.
It was good to be in Lundu again and see the church doing better after experiencing some changes including getting a new young pastor recently.
www.blurty.com /talkpost.bml?journal=petros&itemid=11089   (80 words)

 Lundu Town Visit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Travelling by road for 116km before reaching the popular Sematan seaside township built in the early 80s.
While driving along the picturesque mountain range of Gading, one can visualize the charm and beauty of the tropical rainforest in Borneo.A visit to a local silk farm for an educational tour on the way back from Sematan is also arranged.
Lunch will be provided at one of the coffee shops in Lundu and a short visit the local market is included after lunch.
www.kuchingfestival.com /attractions/lundu.html   (150 words)

 Untitled Document   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Gunung Gading national Park is located in the Lundu District, southwest of sarawak.
The waterfalls in the upper reaches of Sungai Lundu have become a popular recreational destination for both local and foreign visitors.
The Park is just 5 minutes drive from Lundu town or about 2 hour's drive from Kuching.
free.hostdepartment.com /p/phatbulous/gunungading.htm   (529 words)

 Dayak Bidayuh Reference List
Author's Abstract: This study seeks to examine the worldview and ritual practices of one small Dayak group, the Selako of Lundu District in the 1st Division Sarawak, Malaysia.
Dialek Dayak Selako di Daerah Lundu, Sarawak: Satu Kajian Fonologi, Ijazah Sarjana Muda Pendidikan, Universiti Pertanian Malaysia, Serdang.
A Catalogue of the Collections of Dr. Roy Bruton on Sarawak, Malaysia and on the Sociology of Education : with an Appendix, Notes on Land Dayak Studies (Bidayuh and Selakau), with Bibliography, Hull, U.K. : University of Hull, Centre for South-East Asian Studies..
www.geocities.com /Tokyo/Dojo/3457/referen.htm   (5709 words)

 ZAMNET - The Internet In Zambia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Without hitting their finest form, the Patrick Phiri side weakened by injuries of three first-team players Aston Mbewe, Charles Bwale and Fraser Kamwandi, scored through former under-20 star Ezzy Lundu in the 77th minute.
Lundu, who had replaced Gamma Mwelwa in opening minutes of the restart, cracked a close range right foot drive past Roan goalie Chola Banda after receiving a crisp pass from Solomon Banda who only few minutes earlier supplanted Douglas Chiwaya.
The goal which pushed Nkana’s points tally to 50 came after the 1999 champions survived a scare in the 57th when Justin Sakala’s effort ricocheted off the bar.
www.zamnet.zm /cgi_bin/viewnews.cgi?newsid1001574644,74138,   (583 words)

 Governo do Estado do Pará - Pará is the Amazon - Culture - Folklore - Lundu   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
" Lundu " is an African dance brought to Brazil by the slaves.
The sensuality of the movements made the Court and Vatican prohibited the dance in the 19th century.
In Brazil " Lundu ", as well as the " Maxixe " (a dance excommunicated by the Pope), was prohibited all over Brazil because of the changes in our country.
www.cdpara.pa.gov.br /ingles/cultura/folklore/fol_lund.html   (253 words)

 Gunung Gading National Park   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Initially, the park is a close conservation zone for the spectacular Rafflesia, the largest flower in the world that can grow up to one metre in diameter.
The rugged mountains within the Park provide a scenic backdrop to the nearby town of Lundu, and the beaches at Pandan and Siar.
The Park is just five minutes drive from Lundu town or about two-hour drive from Kuching.
www.virtualmalaysia.com /destination/view_print.cfm?id=D4E5F902-6325-11D7-B35D00D0B78F6634   (298 words)

 University Center for International Studies - UCIS Events
As director of LUNDU she manages the institutional initiatives of the organization and serves as coordinator for the RED International Youth Against Discrimination for the Andean Region and was featured at the World Conference Against Racism where she delivered the World Declaration of Youth Against Racism, Discrimination and All Forms of Intolerance.
She is a graduate of the Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Lima, Peru in Social Communications with a specialization in Human Rights focusing on the Rights of Minorities and Indigenous Peoples.
She also works for LUNDU as Executive Secretary and is responsible for education projects and lobbies the government to include Afro-descendents and Indigenous peoples in school curricular materials.
www.ucis.unc.edu /events/human_rights_series.htm   (820 words)

 Gunung Gading National Park -- ThingsAsian Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Although the highlight of the trip to Gunung Gading is to see a blooming Rafflesia, however, don't allow that one purpose to shadow the rest of the trip, as there are many great things to see and do at the park and around the Lundu area as well.
However, there is no canteen at the headquarters so, prepare yourself with some food before making your journey here or head on down to Lundu for some food.
Either allow a travel agent to plan the tour for you or hop on the STC Bus No. 2B from Kuching to Lundu town center and from there, take a Pandan bus No. 17C and jump off at the park.
www.thingsasian.com /goto_article/article.1453.html   (838 words)

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