Balé folclórico da Bahia at Miguel Santana + dinner | Regular service
BALLET FOLKLORE OF BAHIA (BFB), the only professional folk dance company in the country, was created in 1988 by Walson Botelho and Ninho Reis and has, since then, a significant curriculum, especially the awards and national and international tours as well a considerable prestige reflected in the response of the public and the critics. Balé folclórico
The natural technical and interpretive improvement of its professionals, due to the fact that Bahia is Brazil’s region where we can find the popular demonstrations on the day-to-day life of its people and it is for this reason that BALLET FOLKLORE OF BAHIA has chosen such manifestations as the topic of their research, demonstrating them through dance, music and other aspects that make up the show, becoming thus reassuring source of the authenticity of the presented choreography. Balé folclórico
Capital of the state of Bahia, was the first major port and the capital of colonial Brazil for almost two centuries. The city lies between green tropical hills and broad beaches along the bay of Todos os Santos. It was built on two levels with administration buildings and residences constructed on the hills; forts, docks, and warehouses on the beaches. Salvador
To this day the city is still divided into upper and lower cities. From 1500 to 1815 Salvador was the nation’s busiest port. A significant portion of the sugar from the northeast and gold and diamonds from the mines in the southeast passed through the city.
It was a golden age for the town; magnificent homes and churches resplendent in gold decoration were built. Many of the city’s baroque churches, private homes, squares, and even the hand-chipped paving bricks have been preserved as part of Brazil’s historic patrimony.
In Salvador, more than anywhere else in the country, the African influence in the makeup of Brazilian culture is readily visible, from the spicy dishes still called by their African names (caruru, vatapa, acaraje), to the ceremonies of candomblé which honor both African deities and Catholic holidays, to the capoeira schools where a unique African form of ritualistic fighting is taught.
The Trip Cost Includes
- REGULAR SERVICE
- LOCAL GUIDE
- BOAT PROVIDED
- LUNCH INCLUDED
The Trip Cost DOES NOT Include
- International and domestic flights
- Tips for travel guides and drivers
- Travel insurance