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Bale Folclorico da Bahia

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Address: Rua Gregorio de Matos 49 | Pelourinho, Salvador, State of Bahia 40026-240, Brazil
Phone Number: 71 3322-1962
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High Energy & Athletic

Even if you don't like "folklore dance shows", and I don't, make an exception for this performance. It will only take an hour from your evening and was the most enjoyable program... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 16, 2015
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Park City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Even if you don't like "folklore dance shows", and I don't, make an exception for this performance. It will only take an hour from your evening and was the most enjoyable program of its type I've encountered. High energy, action with good costumes and music, it has it all. You should go!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Be sure to have dinner before the show and top the evening off with the show. The dancers and the music are terrific.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Very good show, tells a story with a story line from the first black africans arriving in Brazil as slaves. Extremely high value for money. Arrive early to secure good seats, as it is full every night and the theater showroom is tight.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

This was a unique experience! Very very original and authentic, a remarkable presentation of the local culture.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

This Theatre is set in the Historic Centre and has shows every evening except Tuesday and Sunday. It is a traditional show in a small basic theatre, it is really worth seeing, the dancing is very good, they tell a story and if you get the leaflet that they give out it is written in English. It cost 50 Reais,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Our travel agent tried to sell us a show with dinner for 225 Reis each telling us it was the best show in Salvador. Thankfully we ignored his advice and instead went to this show which was recommended by our hotel. Authentic, energetic and at times breathtaking this short show (it lasts no more than an hour) is brilliant value... More 

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Temecula, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Hi lite of our trip in Salvador. From the costumes to the well executed dance movements this show is well worth the time and money spent.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

0n its own territory, it does not count as much of a specialty as it would during its worldwide tours. If you have a chance to see and hear them, make every effort. Not a very comfortable auditorium, but who cares when your attention is onthe music and dance. Definitely the best capoeira we've seen anywhere in Brazil.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

First of all, let me tell you, that the theatre is little bit on a low key that you might imagine it to be. However the dancers make it an incredible experience. You will be taking back in time and guided through Bahian history. You will have a glimpse of all there such as African gods, capoeira etc The performance... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Although I don't like most traditional folklore shows, this one was quite good. The dancing is well done, the costumes authentic, and the singing typically local. The dancers are in amazing shape. The only problem is the comfort of the seats. They are just wooden benches in a small theater under street level. Beware those with bad backs.

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