Haroldo Costa is a fundamental and precious character in the valorization of black culture and Afro-Brazilian culture. As an artist, he transited between diverse cultural areas without ever forgetting his origin. He started off his career as an actor in the Experimental Theater of Afro-Brazilians and had important roles in historical spectactles like "O Auto da Compadecida" and "Orfeu da Conceição". His cultural-artistic career is vast; he's a producer, a writer, and a great diffusor of the arts of our people. Haroldo Costa has an expressive role in the diffusion of folcloric shows in diverse parts of the world. His vast curriculum proves that he's an important figure that incessantly searches for the rescue and the preservation of our culture.