Tag Archives: Carnival

Bolsonaro’s Brazil: Murder, God and Carnaval | Foreign Correspondent

ABC News (Australia) Published on 9 Apr 2019 “People want to break the system – and the great symbol to break the system was Bolsonaro” – Rodrigo Amorim, MP and friend of new President Bolsonaro Jair Bolsonaro vaulted to power … Continue reading

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love / hate — andrewisandrés

Some how, some way I survived my third Carnaval. When I first arrived in Colombia back in January 2017, I had a mere month to adjust to my new home, number my mosquito bites 1 – 53, and try my … Continue reading

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Entierro de la Sardina — womanonajourney

This was my favourite part of Carnaval here. Traditionally, it takes place around Ash Wednesday, and is related to the start of fasting for Lent. Here in La Gomera, the festivities for the burial of the sardine happened last Friday. … Continue reading

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Las Fallas – Valencia’s Fiery Festival

Travel-Ling Published on 23 Mar 2016 http://travel-ling.com It’s the time of year when all pyro’s can rejoice – Las Fallas! What is Las Fallas? It’s a crazy celebration in Valencia, in which they build tall wooden figurines (called fallas) and … Continue reading

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ᴴᴰ SÃO CLEMENTE 2019 – DESFILE COMPLETO

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ᴴᴰ MANGUEIRA 2019 – DESFILE COMPLETO

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ᴴᴰ BEIJA-FLOR DE NILÓPOLIS 2019 – DESFILE COMPLETO

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ᴴᴰ MOCIDADE INDEPENDENTE 2019 – DESFILE COMPLETO

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ᴴᴰ VAI-VAI 2019 – DESFILE COMPLETO

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It’s Carnaval in Brazil—What ‘Marielle Presente’ Means for Women of Color Across the Globe — Radio Free

March 14 will mark the first anniversary of Brazilian politician Marielle Franco’s assassination—but on Sunday, the second day of São Paulo Carnaval, her legacy as a powerful and empowering black, gay, single mother was celebrated without apology. For women of … Continue reading

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