Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Carnaval 2016

Papangus de Bezerros,
Pernambuco, 2016

Carnaval was celebrated in 2016 in Brazil in the usual way: all over the country, in nearly every town, and with traditions from street blocos to escolas de samba to frevo to maracatu.

Lenine performs during
Carnaval, Recife, 2016

Claudia Leitte sambas with
Mocidade Independente

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In the mood for Carnaval

Carnaval, Olinda, Pernambuco

singer Daniela Mercury

Carnaval, Rio, 2016

Tays Reis of the group Vingadora

Maracatu, Pernambuco, 2016

Mangueira won the escola de samba
competition for Carnaval in 2016
in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

The venerable samba school paid
homage to singer Maria Bethânia

Mangueira, 2016

Mangueira, 2016

Rio Maracatu in Rio de Janeiro

Filhos de Ghandy of Salvador, Bahia

Interviews with Iconic
Brazilian Musicians

The Leading Introduction
to Brazilian Music

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