Voodoo Festival Saut d'Eau is celebrated every year on July 16 to coincide with the day on which in 1847 appeared a vision of the Virgin Mary. Thousands of devotees coming from all parts of Haiti are bathed in this water for purified or pra lose the Grand Master that their dreams become reality. Voodoo is the main religion of Haiti. The followers need to be possessed by a spirit Iwa to communicate with Grand Met, since this is abut far from the physical plane. In the photograph one of the assistants is abut possessed by the great Iwa. There are a number of Iwas, each with different characteristics sacred numbers covering, colors, days, ceremonial foods and ritual objects. A woman goes into a trance. While the 'Voodoo' is essentially a peaceful religion based on spirits and forces of nature, which are held in ceremonies in which participants reach the mystical ecstasy, is making bandages and sacrifice roosters, most Western voodoo associated with the minority, but practiced evil side o 'Petro' (also called 'Congo'). This is black magic used for evil through curses, evil eye, creating undead zombies resurrected by the 'Bokor' or evil sorcerers with evil intentions, and sexual orgies. If there is one word that comes to mind when speaking of Haiti, this is "voodoo." Although the majority of the population is split between Catholics and Protestants, Haitians have no problems assimilating even combine these beliefs with voodoo, an exercise in syncretism. While worship a single god, Bondy, are also very powerful other beings, such as 'praise', Legba, Kalfu, Erzulie, Papa Gede or familiar spirits and forces of the universe and the 'dead'. Here, led by Baron Samedi, dressed as an undertaker, are divided into two groups: the beloved, benefactors, and the abandoned, dangerous for the living.