Salvador da Bahia and the Source of Samba
Lucy Duran visits Bahia in Brazil to search for the source of samba. In the small town of Sao Bras, she records the famous Brazilian dance form in its most authentic guise.
Lucy Duran's in Bahia, Northeast Brazil, searching for the source of Samba. Samba has become synonymous with Rio de Janeiro, but it was in the sugar plantations of the poor northeast that African slaves first developed this iconic dance form. And in the small towns of Sao Bras and Santo Amaro, Lucy records the famous Brazilian dance form in its most authentic form. Producer James Parkin.