Salvador’s Word Cup Fever

By Alexandra Alden, Contributing Reporter

SALVADOR - Rio may have been thrown into a frenzy over the upcoming World Cup, but on Wednesday April 21st, that fever also hit Salvador. Brazilian pop singer Jammil and his band Uma Noites teamed up with Bahian percussion group Olodum to film the video for one of Brazil’s potential World Cup 2010 songs on the colorful streets of Largo do Pelhourinho.

Chosen as one of twelve host cities for the Brazil World Cup 2014, the city, already a favorite stop for cruise ships, will become an even hotter tourist destination in the coming years . . .

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