Category Archives: Carnival

Cortejo Afro – Ajeumbó – Carnaval 2020 – Bloco Cortejo Afro – 2ª Feira

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Covid-19 impact on Carnival 2021 — Rio the Guide

Sadly it is looking increasingly likely that Rio’s carnival in 2021 will be badly disrupted by the impact of Covid-19, including the famous parade of the top samba schools – scheduled for 14 and 15 February – as preparations require … Continue reading

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This Too Shall Pass: How Spanish Artist Escif’s Meditating Woman Lit Up Valencia

The beginning of Escif’s Instagram post reads, “Yesterday the meditator’s body was burned. With it many things were burned. 4 tons of wood were burned. A year of intense and wonderful work was burned.” Attached to a darkened image of glowing … Continue reading

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BESSEMER – The Fire Breathing Dragon by Global Grooves (some friends of ours)

THIS EXCITING STREET PERFORMANCE LIGHTS UP THE STREET AND WARMS THE ATMOSPHERE AS HER KEEPERS ‘THE SINISTER DRAGON PLAGUE DOCTORS’, KEEP HER UNDER CONTROL WHILST LOOKING FOR SOMETHING TO BE PURIFIED WITH DRAGON FIRE… Gasp and wonder at her fiery … Continue reading

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Mangueira 2020 – DESFILE COMPLETO (HD) GRUPO ESPECIAL RJ CARNAVAL CARIOCA

 

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Samba Project Promotes Body Diversity in Rio’s Carnival – 05/02/2020 – Culture – Folha

Founder wants to raise participants’ self-esteem and give visibility to diverse body types   Ana Luiza Albuquerque RIO DE JANEIRO Nilma Duarte’s body size never prevented her from dancing samba in public. But now, the “plus size” model wants to … Continue reading

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A monk, a policeman, Darth Vader, a pilot, oh yes and Two Fairies and many more…… — Sorry I’m late!

I was travelling on a suburban train in Germany early on Thursday evening. It normally looks just like this.Without really paying much attention to my fellow passengers initially…….. then I looked up and saw that in my carriage was a … Continue reading

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Sao Paulo samba school calls on robots to bring home carnival crown — Ten15AM

[ad_1] SAO PAULO (Reuters) – The drummers of the Rosas de Ouro samba school will have some unusual new assistants when they compete for their eighth title in the Sao Paulo carnival parade this year – robots. Alongside the colorful … Continue reading

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CARNAVAL DE RIO DE JANEIRO BRAZIL 2020

raul salas 3.47K subscribers SUBSCRIBED CARNAVAL DE RIO DE JANEIRO BRAZIL 2020 Carnaval de rio de janeiro en vivo 2020 Carnaval de brazil 2020 Rio de janeiro Bailarina del desfile EL CARNAVAL MÁS GRANDE DEL MUNDO COMPARSAS Emperatriz Bella samba … Continue reading

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Rio’s school for Samba – in pictures

Such is the reputation of the Paraíso de Tuiuti samba school in Rio de Janeiro that dancers travel from as far afield as the UK, Russia and Japan to train in the ways of hip-swivelling and hot-stepping More: Rio’s school … Continue reading

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