Balé Folclórico da Bahia
The only professional folk dance company in Brazil, internationally acclaimed Balé Folclórico da Bahia is renowned for its captivating theatrical celebrations of music and dance. The company was formed in 1988 by Walson Botelho and Ninho Reis in the city of Salvador in the northeastern State of Bahia. Since its first performances the following year, they have achieved considerable international success, in particular, at France’s Biennale de la Danse in Lyon, the Sydney Festival, and Spoleto Festival… Show more
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"Exuberant, indefatigable and virtuosic, the dancers, singers and drummers of this superb company exploded with the Afro-Brazilian rhythms that are its special heritage.” –New York Times
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