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SF Bay Brazilian Day & Lavagem Festival 2019

September 1 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

Free

In it’s thirteenth year, BrasArte’s Brazilian Day Festival is the crown jewel among numerous annually hosted events. It pays homage to two major celebrations in Brazil – Brazil’s Independence Day and a recreation of a Lavagem – a cleansing ceremony using song and dance that dates back to slavery when women washed the steps of the church for the festive mass on Sundays in Salvador. The festivities unfold in Berkeley as a street party and feature a musical procession, capoeira and dance demonstrations, live music, Brazilian food and craft stands and a samba circle.  The event brings together Brazilians living all over the San Francisco Bay Area and Americans of all ethnicities to celebrate the long-practiced traditions of Afro-Brazilians in Brazil.

 

Contact brasfestival@gmail.com for more information.

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Details

Date:
September 1
Time:
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
http://www.brasarte.com/brazilian-day--lavagem.html

Organizer

Brasarte
Phone:
(510)528-1958
Email:
conceicao.damasceno@yahoo.com
Website:
http://www.Brasarte.com

Other

Company/Artist Name
BrasArte
Purchase Tickets Link
https://www.facebook.com/events/609917206045314/

Venue

Corner of San Pablo Avenue & Hearst Street
1901 San Pablo Ave
Berkeley, CA 94702 United States
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Phone:
(510) 528-1958
Website:
http://www.brasarte.com/brazilian-day--lavagem.html
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