- 3 hours (Approx.)
- Hotel pickup offered
- Mobile ticket
Balé Folclórico da Bahia (BFB), the only professional folk dance company in Brazil, was formed in 1988 by Walson Botelho and Ninho Reis and has achieved considerable success in its short history. Under the artistic direction of José Carlos Arandiba, the company’s many national and international tours have earned it a prestigious reputation throughout the country and abroad that is reflected in the response of the public and the critics.
The 38-member troupe of dancers, musicians, and singers performs a repertory based on a “Bahian” folkloric dances of African origin and includes slave dances, capoeira (a form of martial arts), samba, and those that celebrate Carnival. The company presents the region’s most important cultural manifestations under a contemporary theatrical vision that reflects its popular origins.
- Entrance fees
- Entry/Admission - Bale Folclorico da Bahia
- Extra services
This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Bale Folclorico da Bahia, Rua Gregorio de Matos 49 Pelourinho, Salvador, State of Bahia 40730-230 Brazil
Since 1994, as a consequence of its success in Lyon, the troupe has traveled all over the world, performing at the most important theatres, such as City Center, in New York City, Shubert Theater, in Boston, New Jersey Performing Arts Center, in Newark, Zellerbach Hall, in Berkeley, Massey Hall, in Toronto, Sydney Opera House, in Sydney, Teatro da Trindade, in Lisbon, Musik Center Teateeri, in Kuopio, Savoy Teateeri, in Helsik, Parteatern, in Stockholm, Teatret Albertslund, in Copenhagen, and many others.
Duration: 3 hours
Hotel pick-up is offered for this tour. Note: if you are booking within 24 hours of the tour/activity departure time, we cannot guarantee hotel pick-up. Once your purchase is complete, we will send you complete contact information (phone number, email address, etc.) for our local operator to organize pick-up arrangements.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Dress code is smart casual
- Near public transportation
- Most travelers can participate
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.