A Festa da Boa Morte
Salvador, Bahia August 10-18, 2023
Baiana on August 15th Final day of Festival
Overview of 2023 Tour
In addition to attending the Festival and meeting members of the irmandade, you will explore Salvador’s cultural history when you visit museums and historic churches as part of a tour of the old city. You will experience live music and dance, participate in workshops, and lectures You will enjoy many inspirational encounters with cultural workers and traditional leaders. These activities enliven your daily travel, providing intimate encounters with contemporary Afro-Brazilian culture and traditions.
Package includes: Round trip Air fare from New York or Miami to Salvador, Bahia. Round-trip airport/hotel transfer in Salvador ~ air conditioned tour van and taxis ~ hotel accommodations with breakfast ~ selected meals in outstanding restaurants ~ historic city tour ~ museum tours ~ daily briefings ~ countryside day trips ~ cultural workshops ~ beach days ~ shopping ~ experience samba reggae rhythms in the historic district at night ~ music and dance events, lectures with cultural leaders and artists ~ visit a candomblé community ~ festival in Cachoeira, and more. All US and Brazilian Departure and airport taxes are included. Individual packages: $3,800.
Tororo Lake with Orixas
São Felix & Cachoeira
Festival of Saint Lazarus/Omolú
August 15th Procession of Irmandade
Secure beach front hotel on Avenida Sete de Setembro in Porto da Barra. This popular upscale beach location has everything you need within a short walk on Barra’s promenade: currency exchange, laundromat, shopping-mall, eateries, supermarket, pharmacy, taxis, and bus stop. A tropical buffet breakfest to start your day is included. Hotel ammenities: Free Wi-Fi, air-conditioned rooms with safe, laundry service, daily room service.
Avenida Sete de Setembro & Barra Beach
You will be at home as you experience the richness of Afro-Brazilian culture and history from its origin. Throughout your visit, you will feel the constant rhythms of nature and city life as you explore Salvador. Leave room in your heart for impromptu special events and special moments that will come up during your visit.
For information, prices and reservations contact:
Dr. Ken Dossar