Balé Folclórico Da Bahia

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Location:Flato Markham Theatre
Address:171 Town Centre Blvd Markham Map
Start date:March 3, 2017
Time:08:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Fasten your seatbelts. Balé Folclórico Da Bahia will shake up your senses and sensibilities in this dazzling display of samba, capoeira (Afro-Brazilian martial art), colour, spinning, jumping, whirling, leaping, pulsing! The 32 members of the only professional folk dance troupe in Brazil takes you on a wild ride through the culture, traditions, beliefs, history, colours and music of the people of Bahia. Movements that turn a samba reggae fest into congenial chaos! Don’t miss this internationally famous spectacle. Choreography: Walson Botelho and José Carlos Arandiba; Music: songs from Candomblé rituals

"A bracing Balé Folclórico bursts into town. You could call it the Brazilian "Blast" or the Bahian "Riverdance". With them one speaks in superlatives: the operative tempos are frenetic, the dynamics numbingly loud, the movement furious, the colors hallucinogenic..." ~ The Boston Globe