Posts Tagged 'Bahia'
Boipeba – much-hyped in recent years as the hot, new, unspoilt Brazilian beach destination – certainly runs the risk of suffering this fate. One of the islands of the Tinharé archipelago, off the southern stretch of the coast of Bahia state, Boipeba is undoubtedly a paradise.
Capoeira has been used as the subject (or device) of many films in recent years. Here, Ricardo Cangaceiro looks at the history of capoeira in film as well as reviewing Capoeira: Fly Away Beetle, the newest addition to this sequence.
Italy has pizza, the USA has the hamburger and Mexico has the taco, so what would does Brazil have? Many will tell you it’s the acarajé. It’s taste or simply it’s aroma is enough for many to bring back all their glorious memories of Brazil.
Sleepy fishing village turned hot destination, Itacaré now needs to be preserved.
When you ask a Baiano about Itacaré you are met with a wistful and distant longing in their eyes and a big smile. Having witnessed the picturesque paradise first hand, I can finally see why.
The much-heralded Chinese pianist Lang Lang has inspired a number of concerts at the Southbank Center this summer. Among his performances will be a show with the Youth Orchestra of Bahia, last seen kicking up a storm at the same