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Samba Dance
Dec 01, 2017

Samba is a type of dance and music that originated in Bahia, Brazil. It first originated from a religious ceremonial dance indigenous to Africa and was brought to Brazil through black slaves trafficked to Brazil. Samba dance and spread to other local culture mixed, and gradually evolved into today's samba. Samba has now been recognized as a symbol of Brazil and Brazil carnival, is one of the most popular form of Brazilian cultural expression. Among them, Bahia's circle of samba, a samba of Rio de Janeiro, was listed by UNESCO in 2005 as a representative of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.


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