Saturday, September 6, 2008

YouTube video: Boi de Parintins (Brazil)

The Brazilian town of Parintins sits on an island in the Amazon River and is host to the festival of the Boi Bumbá (Ox Festival), which features elaborate costumes and dancing between two teams: one is called Boi Garantido and the other Boi Caprichoso.

One YouTube video featuring Parintins and the Boi Bumbá festival: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TyBDkjE93FI

The Boi Bumbá website: http://www.boibumba.com/

An article explaining the festival of the Boi de Parintins: http://www.worldreviewer.com/experiences/festival/boi-bumba/11109/
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