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Surrender – Burning Man 2017

This film by the International Wood Culture Society delves into what Oscar Wilde once said using a cultural approach, “It seems to me that we all look at Nature too much, and live with her too little.” This statement is … Continue reading

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Burning Man: The Documentary

­Burning Man is an annual festival that began in 1986. Tens of thousands of people gather at the ‘Playa’ in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert to create a temporary wooden city dedicated to community, art, self-expression and self-reliance. They depart a … Continue reading

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Mestre Anderson Miguel do Maracatu de Pernambuco – Carnaval em casa com a TV

Carnaval em casa é com a TVT! Acompanhe o show do Mestre Anderson Miguel. #CarnavalEmCasa​ #CarnavalEmCasaNaTVT​ #Bongar​ #RedeTVT​ #TVT​

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What A Year Without Carnival Means To Rio De Janeiro | New Normal

The traditional festivities for Carnival in Rio de Janeiro have been canceled for 2021 as Brazil copes with the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The city’s economy and thousands of people depend on the annual celebration to survive.

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Mardi Gras parades got canceled by Covid-19. So people in New Orleans turned their houses into floats

By Michelle Krupa, CNN (CNN)When New Orleans’ mayor announced that the city’s legendary Carnival parades would be canceled on account of Covid-19, Megan Boudreaux wasn’t surprised. Like so many, the mom and insurance manager had known in her gut that … Continue reading

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In pictures: The carnival that wasn’t | BBC News

By Francesca Gennari Rio de Janeiro Rio would normally be a riot of colour at this time of year, but carnival had to be postponed. The days leading up to Ash Wednesday are normally a riot of music and colour … Continue reading

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Cremation of a falla sculpture in Valencia, Spain

Valencia’s Las Fallas celebration grand finale. La Crema (the cremation) is the night when the fallas’ brief, brilliant lives go up in raging flames and plumes of smoke. This falla (sculpture) took a year to create, was on display for … Continue reading

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Las Fallas de Valencia (español)

Un recorrido completo por una de las fiestas más impresionantes de España, Las Fallas de Valencia, declarada desde el año 1965 como Fiesta de Interés Turístico Internacional y candidata a formar parte de la Lista Representativa del Patrimonio Inmaterial de … Continue reading

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The Brazilian Carnival

Chris Bicourt of the London School of Samba takes us through the history and modern day events of the Brazilian Carnival. A long time member of LSS Chris also does the Red Bull Live TV coverage of the Rio Carnival.[…]

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John Canoe (Junkanoo/Jonkonnu), Jamaica

John Canoe (also Junkanoo or Jonkonnu) dancing In Port Maria, St Mary, Jamaica (Caribbean). 01:40 Port Maria Town Center 02:26 To Kingston 02:28 To Ocho Rios Junkanoo has other variations in spelling such as ‘Jankunu’, ‘Jonkonnu’ (called John Canoe by … Continue reading

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