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Popular Festivals in Brazil
Samba Day - Photo: Casa do Samba (Disclosure)
Samba Day - Photo: Casa do Samba (Disclosure)
Samba Day
On December 02nd, National Samba Day is celebrated. Established by the Salvador City Council in 1940, it was part of the tributes to the composer Ary Barroso, who a year earlier had released Brazilian watercolor, the most well-known song, performed and re-recorded outside Brazil ....FIND OUT MORE
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Marujada is constituted almost exclusively by women, and it is up to them to manage and organize it. Men are players or simply companions. There are no limited number of seamen, nor roles to play ...FIND OUT MORE
Bahia is a party all year long. The popular festivities continue, concentrated in the summer, but extending throughout the year, including the June festivities. Folkloric manifestations, from different origins, ...FIND OUT MORE

Samba Day
On December 02nd, National Samba Day is celebrated. Established by the Salvador City Council in 1940, it was part of the tributes to the composer Ary Barroso, who a year earlier had released ...FIND OUT MORE
Traditional festival of Portuguese origin, it symbolizes the visit of the Kings to the Child Jesus. The program consists of mass celebration, on January 06th, visitation to the crib inside the Church ...FIND OUT MORE
Fishermen and the faithful celebrate in a maritime procession, which leaves the sea from 16 pm, in numerous boats, carrying flowers and other gifts for the Queen of Waters. This is one of the biggest manifestations ...FIND OUT MORE
A traditional popular celebration, the Festival includes two maritime processions that take the image of Our Lord of Navigators through the waters of the Bay of Todos-os-Santos. Traditional popular celebration, the ...FIND OUT MORE
The Bahian women pour their pots of scented water into the churchyard and over the heads of the faithful, in a ritual of faith and hope. Following celebrations, the highlight is Lavagem do Bonfim, a kilometer ...FIND OUT MORE
Traditional party of Largo, near the Mercado Modelo, with stalls of typical food and drinks, combining the profane joy of the Bahian with the sacred religious devotion. The three oldest references ...FIND OUT MORE
During Lent, some faithful perform the act of penance. They dress in white sheets and tour various churches, cruises and the city's cemetery, praying for the souls of the dead.FIND OUT MORE
As well as the demonstration held on December 08, the Ramos Procession also honors Nossa Senhora da Conceição da Praia. The branches wielded by the devotees are, however, the great ...FIND OUT MORE
Santa Bárbara is one of the most worshiped deities in Bahia. Every December 4th thousands of Bahians attend masses and make crabs at home to revere her; Around 1641, merchants ...FIND OUT MORE
Held since the 2th century, the Festa de Itapuã was born from the fishermen's devotion to Nossa Senhora da Purificação and for this reason it was originally celebrated on February XNUMX; later, from the decade of ...FIND OUT MORE
Held since the 71th century, in the city located XNUMX kilometers from Salvador, the festival brings together the profane and the sacred. It has its high point during the washing of the Mother Church, held on Sunday ...FIND OUT MORE
The historiography of these notable women from Cachoeira continues to challenge the intelligence of young researchers. Their secret rituals linked to the cult of the orishas are also requiring reading ...FIND OUT MORE
Auto dos Guerreiros ou Guerreiro is a Christmas revelry of a profane-religious dramatic character, celebrated between the period of 24 December to 06 January, announcing the arrival of the Messiah from door to door and paying homage to ...FIND OUT MORE
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