50. Brazil: Baiana de Acarajé

My World Fridge Magnets

A Baiana (or Baiana de Acarajé) is a woman of African descent from Salvador da Bahia (Brazil). They stand out for their beautiful traditional clothes consisting of various layers: petticoat, billowing skirt, long cotton pants, a bodice of lace or with embroidery, shawls, a headdress and lots of jewelry. In the streets of Bahia, some Baianas sell delicious acarajé (a fritter of black-eyed peas fried in palm oil) which is also offered to the saints and gods during Candomblé ceremonies. Baianas de Acarajé are recognized as a National Immaterial Heritage of Brazil.
This cute magnet is a present from my dear Brazilian friend Simone ❤

Material: Resin and fabric
Size: 6 x 6.5 cm (2.4 x 2.6 in)


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Director of Manchester School of Samba at http://www.sambaman.org.uk
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