Black History in Bahia: A Virtual Walking Tour in Pelourinho

1 hour virtual event

Event short description

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Salvador in Bahia is considered the most African City and Pelourinho is the heart of our Black History. We will virtually walk in the Old Town, Pelourinho area, talk about and experience the afro-heritage in Bahia, you will also have the chance to hear music and meet locals. Starting in front of Sao Francisco Chuch - the most famous "gold" church in Brazil - you will see the first Black Association in Brazil - Sociedade Protetora dos Desvalidos/ SPD (1832). This Institution was fundamental for the survival of many blacks in the post-abolition period. Here we will talk about our first Black History Hero: Manoel Querino Walking in the Streets of Salvador let's go towards the Escola do Olodum (School of Olodum) and check the history of the music of Bahia, the Samba Reggae of Mestre Neguinho do Samba Along the walk you will see the most important afro Brazilian heritage traditions food (Acaraje), religion (Candomble) and local artists.

Virtual event

This host typically use zoom, but we can integrate with other systems.

Book now - adjust headcount later

Headcount can be adjusted up to 3 days before the event.

Group size

This event supports 15 - 500 participants.

Group participation level

Low - Guests can sit back and watch this event.

Languages supported

English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Hungarian, and Italian

Event duration

1 hour

Full details

How it works

This is a virtual tour is a live and interactive experience streamed via zoom with a local guide. You can interact with and ask questions in real time

As you are in the city with the tour guide, you will meet some local artist of local black businessman in Salvador! We will finish the tour in Pelourinho Square, the most important area in the Old Town, where in the past we had a whipping post and enslaved Africans were sold but today is very famous for being the place to celebrate Afro Brazilian Culture. For an even more in-depth experience I suggest to adding"roda de conversa" - A quick talk with a leader of the Sociedade Protetora dos Desvalidos - SPD or entrepreneur. for more information please inquire.

This host supports the following options:

  • Breakout rooms
  • Pre-assigned teams

Things you'll need

Each guest will need to supply the items below to participate fully in this event.

  • Laptop
  • Internet
  • Zoom

How to join

This event is delivered using the video platform: Zoom

Prefer to use your own platform? This host supports the following options:

  • Zoom
  • Google Meet

Other things you will need to join:

  • Link to this event, provided after purchase
  • Internet connected device, tablets and phones are supported
  • Internet connection
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