Known as the land of crab and good fishing, the city of São Caetano de Odivelas, located in the northeastern Pará just over 100 km from the capital, Belém, is home to a unique cultural event: the boi de mascaras (bull masks), also known as boi-tinga, referring to group of the same name.
Non-alcoholic, clarified, sterilized and made from cashew-fruit juice, with a yellowy-amber colour from the caramelization of the juice’s natural sugars, cajuína is a traditional drink in Northeast Brazil. Produced and consumed in the states of Maranhão, Ceará and Piauí.
The inauguration of the House of Culture took place on April 14, 1976. Today, the site is a hub of regional culture and one of the city’s mandatories tourist spots. Its old cells are occupied by craft shops, a bookstore and coffee shops.
An integral part of the events of the Pernambuco Cultural Nation Festival, the former Circuito do Frio (Cold Circuit), the ‘Festa das Dálias’ (Dahlia Festival) has taken place since 2000 in the town of Taquaritinga do Norte in the Pernambuco countryside.
The Giant Reveler Dolls of Pernambuco, present in the carnival of Pernambuco since 1919, had a “demographic increase” from the 1980s.