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The Galactic Stilt Walkers | Stilt costume, Stilts, Cosplay costumes

Jul 23, 2014 – Outside the PIT Building before the commencement of the Chingay Parade 2013. Source: The Galactic Stilt Walkers | Stilt costume, Stilts, Cosplay costumes

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Dance saved my life! | manchester_samba_rainha

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How the Favelas shaped Samba and Carnival in Brazil

In the city of Rio De Janeiro, around 23-24% of the population live in the Favelas and within these makeshift neighbourhoods, is where the origins of Samba lies. Despite the dangerous environment it somehow gave the country of Brazil it’s … Continue reading

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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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