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“Samba, Samba” – Tales From the Lens

Encarnacion has nothing to envy Rio. The paraguayan carnival is much noisier and offers more skin than Rio… according to us it is also much more affordable and less touristy. Source: “Samba, Samba” – Tales From the Lens

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The Chicken Tikka Masala Effect – We Are Carnival

What is the impact of homegrown British culture on the carnival traditions of other lands? Do Caribbean and South American carnival appear in new, anglicised forms in the UK, rather like its supposed national dish? Or do they remain 100 … Continue reading

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Samba – The rhythm of a nation «

The key facts that turned an expression of slaves into the most popular music genre of Brazil…. Source: Samba – The rhythm of a nation «

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AlienLove – The History and Traditions of Beltane/May Day

Beltane is considered one of the most important of the ancient holidays. It’s history goes back further than records exist. It is a time for renewal, regrowth and fertility – for the land, livestock, wild animals, and humankind. It welcomes … Continue reading

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workshop de Repinique – YouTube

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Mocidade share 2017 Carnival title with Portela | Brazil the Guide

After lodging an appeal with the League of Samba Schools, that are responsible for the parade of the top samba schools, it was decided that Mociade should share the title of champions of the 2017 c… Source: Mocidade share 2017 … Continue reading

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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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Manchester Irish Festival | Official Venues

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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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PICTURES: Children raise more than £10k for St Rocco’s at Lantern Walk (From Warrington Guardian)

CHILDREN and their families filled Orford Park with light on Sunday evening for the annual St Rocco’s Lantern Walk. Source: PICTURES: Children raise more than £10k for St Rocco’s at Lantern Walk (From Warrington Guardian)

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