manifold: having many different forms or elements
encapsulated: expressed the essential features of [something] succinctly
effervescent: active, positive, and full of energy
motifs: a decorative image or design, especially a repeated one forming a pattern
quintessentially: being the most typical example or most important part of something
frenetic: involving a lot of excited movement or activity
repertoire:a stock of skills or types of behaviour that a person habitually uses
communal: belonging to or used by a group of people rather than one single person
Rio Carnival, from Fest 300.
The History of Capoeira, from capoeirabrasil.com.
Dance the Samba - History, Moves, Rhythms, from capoeirabrasil.com.