Cultural in São Luís

São João & Bumba Meu Boi

These festivals are combined and get underway in late June with most of the action taking place in the historical center. The latter celebrates a legend of the death and resurrection of a bull with music, dance and …
Religious in Alcântara

Festa do Divino Espírito Santo

A 12-day festival culminating on the first Sunday after Ascension Day (usually in May), this colorful spectacle represents a fusion of African and Catholic elements. It features two children dressed as emperor and e…