Afoxé Oyá Alaxé is a social organization, educational and cultural-religious african city of Recife-PE.
"Afoxé, also call of Candomblé of street, is one cortejo of street that leaves during the carnival. Afro-Brazilian with roots in the people is about a manifestation iorubá, where its integrant ones are tied with a place of fetichism of candomblé. The term afoxé comes from the language iorubá. He is composed for three terms: , nominal prefix; fo, means to say, to pronounce; xé, means to become fullfilled itself." source