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Bahia

(bäē`yə), state (1991 pop. 11,867,991), 216,612 sq mi (559,921 sq km), E Brazil, on the Atlantic Ocean. SalvadorSalvador
or Bahia
, formerly São Salvador
, city (1991 pop. 2,075,273), capital of Bahia state, E Brazil, a port on the Atlantic Ocean. It is the commercial center of a fertile crescent (the Recôncavo
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 (also called Bahia) is the capital.

Bahia,

city, Brazil: see SalvadorSalvador
or Bahia
, formerly São Salvador
, city (1991 pop. 2,075,273), capital of Bahia state, E Brazil, a port on the Atlantic Ocean. It is the commercial center of a fertile crescent (the Recôncavo
..... Click the link for more information.
, Brazil.

Bahia

1. a state of E Brazil, on the Atlantic coast. Capital: Salvador. Pop.: 13 323 212 (2002). Area: about 562 000 sq. km (217 000 sq. miles)
2. the former name of San Salvador
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Their collaborations led to one of Brazil's most influential musical movements of the twentieth century: tropicalismo, a blending of rock and other contemporary influences with traditional Bahian styles, outfitted with socially-provocative lyrics.
The following autumn, a letter arrived in Cahuita for Baltasar Melo from a young Bahian girl, Amada da Bonavista, confessing shyly that her reading of Brasil Encarnado had altered her resolve to enter a convent, and asking for the poet's guidance.
The international picture is a scaled-up version of the Bahian one.
By the 1950s, American pop, samba, Bahian music, and other genres all had their niches on the different radio stations.
Through meticulous analysis of the records of a black sodality (founded in 1832) that became a mutual-aid association known as the Society for the Protection of the Needy (in 1851), the author offers insights into the way that African Bahians viewed themselves and their world.
It's as though the Bahian Carnival of 1997 never really ended.
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Now, as if in homage to fellow Bahian and longtime mentor Jorge Amado, the novelist has produced a charming, funny, and harmless satire where, amid romanticized anarchy and the dialogic discourse of a supportive narrator, neither heroes, heroines, nor villains lose their lives.
One of the new Bahian growers is Luiz Suplicy Hafers, the president of the Brazilian Rural Society.
At the age of 15, Joao Araujo, a Brazilian talented businessman began working for the Polygram record label in Brazil and since then has launched, produced and promoted virtually every big name in Brazilian music, including Bahian News, Gal Costa , Djavan, Tamba Trio, Caetano Veloso and Ronnie Von.
Participants were recruited at various Bahian Candomble terreiros and throughout a large favela in Salvador da Bahia.
His experience in mergers and acquisitions and his contacts in the financial world have helped him boost the fortunes of the Bahian Entertainment, Culture and Tourism Cluster, which he has headed since August.