Starting over 350 years ago by our forefathers this celebration continues today. Forever linked to mischievous, mad behavior, the moon that hangs over this festivity certainly follows suit. As it rises, it illuminates the bay and casts a glow on the ever-expanding crowd. The celebration consists of many smaller gatherings in one as guests move freely between live bands and DJs, impromptu drum circles, capoeira demonstrations, fireworks and flame-throwing performances.
The mystery of this event continues as no guest has ever remembered the party after attending. It was believed in the past that the spirits of the moon erased all memory of the event. Others believed it was a plot by smugglers to keep the authorities busy, as they applied their trade. Only by attending can you know the