Faith in Ceará: 5 religious destinations in Ceará

Fé cearense destinos religiosos no Ceará - Beach Lands Brazil

Faith plays a large role in the life and culture of the Ceará population. This connects several festivities to specific locations, leading many to pilgrimage to religious destinations in Ceará. Two of the main destinations are Canindé and Juazeiro do Norte. The faithful visit these places to strengthen their faith, thank for miracles and relieve […]

The festival of Juninas in the Northeast: Culture and Tradition

Festas juninas no nordeste cultura e tradição - Beach Lands Brazil

The parties of Juninas in the Northeast have a cultural and economic importance to the region. The festivities, that honor St. John, St. Antônio and St. Peter, are quite traditional and popular, thanks to their cheerful and vibrant energy. It is an energy that reaches even those who are not much into partying. Read on […]

The history of the music of Forró

História do Forró - Beach Lands Brazil

Forró is a typically northeastern artistic expression that emerged in the 19th century in Pernambuco, a region where popular dances took place. The term came from the name “forrobodó”, which can mean drag your feet, confusion, or party. According to historians, forró arrived in Brazil along with African slaves, who at that time were sent […]