The Associação Portuguesa de Cultura Afro-Brasileira (Portuguese Association for Afro-
Brazilian Culture), are a no-profit association which main objective are to recoup, preserve
and communicate the afro-brazilian culture. Working for and with the civil society our
vehicles will be publications, lectures and conferences, and other cultural activities.
RESUME OF OBJECTIVES:
The APCAB are motivated to achieve those goals:
→ approach society to the religious, social and cultural reality that compose the afro-
→ promote the multicultural dialogue and respect.
→ spread the afro-brazilian culture, through conferences, courses, publications and cultural
→ collect and preservation of afro-brazilian cultural immaterial elements: costumes, songs,
dances, rituals, religious elements, myths, rites, oral tradition, etc.
→ support culturally foundations, associations, universities and all public and private
institutions who approach afro-brazilian issues.
MEMBERS (GENERAL NORMS):
→ are admitted as associates individual or collective persons, Portuguese our foreign, who
can contribute to the APCAB objectives.
→ are considered effective members everyone who has interests about afro-brazilian
culture, the promotion of multiculturalism and accept what is disposed in the statutes.
→ will be considered as honorable members everyone (collective or individual) with
cultural interests and who give contributions to APCAB according to cultural patronage
→ are considered effective members’ duties: respect all commitments with the APCAB;
appear in all reunions; contribute to promote APCAB.
→ are effective members’ rights: vote and be voted for administrative’s positions; discuss
and vote decisions that concern APCAB routes, propose any projects that helps APCAB to
improve his global action field.
Associado n.º _______________________
(to fill by APCAB direction)
Local __________________________ Postal Code _________________________________
Birthday _____________________ B.I. ___________________________________________
Phone _________________________________ e-mail ____________________________
Graduation or School Education _____________________________________________
I want to be part of APCAB and I will respect the statutes and promote the
Date ______ /__ /__ signature: ______________________________________