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Candomblé is an African-originated or Afro-Brazilian religion, practised chiefly in Brazil by the "povo de santo" (people of saint)

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The Candomblé Brazil
By Amy Adejokun Amy Adejokun Section editor

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In Salvador, candomblé, a religion of African origin, is practised by the "povo de santo" (saintly people), and has some similarities to Haitian voodoo. It is not always easy to attend a traditional ceremony, but most of the halls perform ritual dances. Celebration of the harvests, the sun, Mother Earth, exorcism of plagues and war; all these aspects are evoked symbolically in specific processions.

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