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Notting Hill Carnival | Perspectives on Life, the Universe and Everything

Biggest street party in Europe, if you ever plan to be in London in end August then don’t miss the show. The colours are just amazing and the mood is jubilant and intoxicating (literally) 🙂 Source: Notting Hill Carnival | … Continue reading

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There’s no point to samba if it doesn’t make you smile – Aletia

There is no point to samba if it doesn’t make you smile. – Alma Guillermoprieto See more photos here. via There is no point to samba if it doesn’t make you smile — Aleteia.org – Worldwide Catholic Network Sharing Faith Resources … Continue reading

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Oscar’s too white, Carnival’s too black – DMovies – your platform for thought-provoking cinema

As Brazil prepares for Carnival, DMovies remembers Black Orpheus, the Oscar and cordial racism in Brazilian cinema and beyond Source: Oscar’s too white, Carnival’s too black – DMovies – your platform for thought-provoking cinema

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Counting Down to Carnival

The clock is ticking down to Carnaval in Rio de Janeiro, the city’s first really big celebration since the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic games. Rio de Janeiro is the most famous and the largest of Brazil’s carnival celebrations. In Rio … Continue reading

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Carnaval 2016 Brazil Rio de Janeiro Cidade do Samba

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A Festival of Flaming Failures | Meara Hamidiani

In March, the orange trees that line the narrow stone streets of Valencia shade small children as they toy with explosives. Later, the city is set ablaze. The sidewalks are covered with remnants of… Source: A Festival of Flaming Failures … Continue reading

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The Annual ‘Corso Zundert’ Flower Parade Features Radically Designed Floats Adorned with Dahlias | Colossal

Founded in 1936, the annual Corso Zundert parade is a celebration of the Netherlands’ most iconic exports: flowers. The event is held every year in the small town of Zundert where 20 teams of volunteers from different hamlets compete for … Continue reading

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Rio 2016: Usain Bolt press conference features singing journalists, samba dancers — Global News

Three-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt transformed a news conference into a show on Monday, showing his fancy footwork with a group of samba dancers. via Rio 2016: Usain Bolt press conference features singing journalists, samba dancers — Global News

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Manchester School of Samba at The Manchester Day Parade 2016

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The liberating power of lunacy

The carnaval in Limburg is this time of the year when in the southernmost province of the Netherlands, normal everyday life steps back for absolute madness. Alaaaaaaaf!  The Dutch, otherwise people with quite practical attitude to life have several days … Continue reading

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