Local traditions and culture in Estado da Bahia

  • Olodum children practising.
    Olodum children practising.
    by cachaseiro
  • Taking a break in between drumming lessons.
    Taking a break in between drumming...
    by cachaseiro
  • Acarajé from street vendors
    Acarajé from street vendors
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    In Praia do Forte village …

    by toonsarah Written Jan 27, 2008

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    … we saw these masks on the roof of a house. I didn’t see them anywhere else and am not sure of their significance. I suspect they may be intended to protect the house from evil spirits – but they could just be for decoration. Does anyone out there know more?

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