5 December 2012

Angola: Documentary 'A Pequena Bahia' Exhibited in Luanda

Luanda — The documentary "A pequena Bahía" by the Brazilian Dorival Caymmi was displayed on Tuesday in Luanda by the Brazil-Angola House, under the celebrations of the Samba National Day, December 2.

According to the director of the House, Tessa Pisconti, the documentary portrays the contribution of the late Brazilian songwriter Dorival Caymmy to the development of samba music style and portraits the life of the artist, through testimonies and participations of relatives in the presentations and historical records of Caymmi.

Tessa Pisconti said that the presentation of this documentary in Angola is on account of the need to divulge the Brazilian culture in the country.

Dorival Caymmi was born is Salvador da Bahía, on April 30, 1914, and died on August 16, 2008, in Rio de Janeiro.

Samba is a Brazilian music genre considered one of the symbols of the identity of Brazil.

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