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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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not to miss if in salvador......great performance.....only downside is that you're not allowed to take pics....

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

not to miss if in salvador......great performance.....only downside is that you're not allowed to take pics....

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africanmatrix
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

50 non-stop minutes Mezmerizing!!! colorful acrobatic fun for the whole family I have seen this performance numerous times

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Berwyn
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Happy our family got to see this performance. Our teens didn't enjoy the traditional dance, but were super impressed by the capoeira. I was expecting a formal theatre, but it's not. The audience sits on risers. It's a short show and offers a great taste of the history and culture of the area.

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Paradise Valley, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This is a not to be missed experience. The dance is amazing, the talent remarkable and one of the best shows ever. Very, very professional.

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San Diego, California, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

The Bale was one of the highlights of our visit to Salvador. Although the program was brief (about an hour), it was highly professional and the dancers were extraordinary. This was a chance to see everything from capoeira and candomble to samba. Even if you’re just spending one or two days in Salvador, the Bale Folclorico should be on your... More 

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Glasgow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Great show, however claimed to be more artistic than candomble and capoeira are, as this is theatre. 10/10, it was truly beautiful. No photos allowed.

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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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Seattle
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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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Oslo, Norway
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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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