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Afro-Brazilian Tradition in Salvador: Tribute to Iemanja in February

01-26-2011 12:50 PM CET | Tourism, Cars, Traffic

Press release from: ILS3 Discover.Travel Group

Day Cruise in Salvador, on the Afro-Brazilian Iemanjá Festival

Day Cruise in Salvador, on the Afro-Brazilian Iemanjá Festival

Experience authentic religious Candomblé Rituals of Flower Offerings to the Goddess of the Sea during a panoramic Day Cruise in Salvador, Brazil with ILS3 Discover.Travel Group

Salvador, Bahia, Brazil, January 25th, 2011 The celebration of the Tribute to Iemanjá is an afro-Brazilian ritual that happens every year on 2nd of February in the Rio Vermelho neighborhood of Salvador da Bahia, ILS3 Discover.Travel Groups specialized Travel Consultants explain. The community of fishermen in Rio Vermelho organizes the festivities on the beach beneath the statue dedicated to Iemanja, the Goddess of the Sea according to the tradition of the Afro-Brazilian religion Candomblé. Starting in the early morning hours of February second, thousands of candomblé followers, tourists and visitors line up on the beach to put flowers, perfume and other presents in the water to celebrate the orixá of the waters, observing anxiously if the offerings are being accepted by the goddess Yemanjá or returned to the beach by the waves. Later during the day, fishermen’s boats beautifully decorated and filled with more flowers and presents set off in a procession out into the open sea to make their offerings there.

This year, ILS3 and the Discover.Travel Group offer a special attraction for travelers visiting Salvador da Bahia in February, in partnership with the newest and most refined schooner boat afloat in the Bay of all Saints, inaugurated in June 2010 and comfortably furnished by the owners in an elegant but cozy style: Discover.Travel Group clients can participate in a unique panoramic Day Cruise, observing the authentic Candomblé Traditions of the Iemanja Festival in Salvador or even making their own offerings to the goddess of the sea.

On the Iemanja Day Cruise with the Discover.Travel Group, travelers sail past famous sights of Salvador such as the Barra Lighthouse and the beaches of Rio Vermelho, enjoying unique views different from those obtained on regular city tours. During the six hour cruise, guests enjoy culinary specialties of the Brazilian local Cuisine including a typical “Feijoada” with sea food, and drinks included.

The Tribute to Iemanja Day Cruise can be booked individually as a day trip with ILS3 and the Discover.Travel Group, for guests from Salvador or for Brazilian and international travelers who have already made their travel arrangements to stay in Salvador on February second. For last minute bookings, Intelligent Leisure Solutions and the Discover.Travel Groups’ specialized Travel Consultants at DiscoverBrazil create personalized Brazil Vacation Packages to Salvador including accommodation, tours, transfers and flights and, if desired, combine them with travel packages to Rio de Janeiro, the Iguassu Falls, the Amazon or other destinations in Brazil.

For further information on ILS3 and the Discover.Travel Group’s personalized Travel Services, Brazil and South and Central American travel destinations, hotels, luxury travel packages and contact with a specialized travel consultant please, visit the Discover.Travel Group’s websites http://www.Discover.Travel,, http://www.DiscoverSouthAmerica.Travel and http://www.DiscoverCentralAmerica.Travel.

Recent accomplishments by Intelligent Leisure Solutions and the Discover.Travel Group:
• 2008 Ulysses Award for Innovation in Tourism Enterprises from the UNWTO (United Nations World Tourism Organization),
• World Travel Award 2009 for South America’s Leading Travel Management Company,
• World Travel Award 2009 for South America’s Leading Travel Agency,
• World Travel Award 2010 for South America’s Leading Travel Management Company,
• World Travel Award 2010 for South America’s Leading Travel Agency,
• World Travel Award 2010 for Central America’s Leading Travel Agency,
• World Travel Award 2010 Nominee for World’s Leading Travel Management Company,
• World Travel Award 2010 Nominee for World’s Leading Travel Agency,
• Managing Partner Robert Phillips was elected ASTA Chapter President for Brazil.
• Selected by the Brazilian Ministry of Tourism as an Affiliate Member of the United Nations World Tourism Organization.
• Authenticated by the Tralliance Corporation and the .Travel Registry.

ILS3 Discover.Travel Group
Ave. Tancredo Neves 1632

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