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3 essential albums about Afro-brazilian religions Posted by on Mar 31, 2021

Olá queridos leitores! When we talk about Brazilian music, what comes to your mind? Most of you might be thinking of our beloved samba, bossa nova or even funk, which are the most popular gêneros (genres) outside of Brazil. What these and many other musical styles have in common is actually their origin and major…

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Happy Iemanjá Day! Posted by on Feb 2, 2009

Today in the northern Brazilian city of Salvador is the Festival of Iemanja, the Afro-Brazilian goddess of the sea. Known as the queen of the sea, she brings protection to fisherman, pregnant women and children. The main celebration in Salvador takes place on Rio Vermelho beach, where thousands of worshippers dressed in white descend to…

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