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11/19/2011 23:09

Black Awareness Day

 

The 20 of November is the annually celebration of the Zumbi death. Zumbi was a slave and the leader of the “Quilombo dos Palmares”, a self-sustaining republic of maroons located in Bahia.

Zumbi

November 20 has been celebrated in Brazil as Black Awareness Day or Black Conscious Day since 1960, and in now us day, you can find a lot of concerts. Quinta da Boa Vista, Madureira, is some of the many places that receive the people to enjoy the art, the music and the culture.

In downtown you can find a lot of Capoeira demonstration, other celebration of the slave art, the martial art used to win the freedom.

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