10th Festa da Ostra in Kaonge, Bahia

Festa da Ostra, Kaonge, Bahia

Saturday, October 20th, 2018 in the quilombo (village founded by runaway slaves) of Kaonge, Bahia, at the northern end of the Baía de Todos os Santos (Bay of All Saints)…the tenth Festa da Ostra — Oyster Festival.

The oysters are gathered from the bay and served in moquecas (Afro-Bahian stews, so to speak) and etc.

Lots of samba de roda! The festival is organized by Ananias Viana, whose brother Thomé (the reggae artist) has for this year organized transport to the village from Salvador by bus, for anybody interested.