Culture Trip stands with Black Lives Matter. The outfits at Rio Carnival add spice and color to the celebrations, seducing the spectators at the parades with their sensual and invigorating designs. Yet the traditional attire is more than just for show; the costumes also designate different roles and teams within the carnival parades. It can fit 90, people and contains permanent bleachers that stretch down the sides of a long street for 2, feet meters. The climax of the event takes place on Sunday and Monday — highly anticipated moments when the best samba schools in the city compete. Months of painstaking practice have gone into each performance, and the goal is to be crowned the best samba school of the carnival. The costumes play a key role at these competitions. Each school chooses a theme, which is carried through the dress of the performers.
Sign up today for the best stories straight to your inbox. Often known for elaborate and skimpy costumes, carnival celebrations also frequently take on serious subjects. Behind the glittery costumes and outlandish head-dresses, there was a message of resistance against right-wing populist president Jair Bolsanaro. This is what many street carnival groups have become in Brazil. After a senator drove a digger at a picket line manned by striking police officers, Bolsonaro has mobilised army and national guard troops to keep order in the country. He has also attacked the state prosecutors leading an investigation into allegations that his son was involved in money laundering and misuse of public funds. Subscriptions Sign Out. By Michael Moran Audience Writer.
Wearing only body paint, sequins and smiles gorgeous dancers unveil to perform at the wild Rio de Janeiro street carnival in Brazil. The beautiful Samba dancers entertained crowds at the Banda da Rua do Mercado festival - one of the famous Brazilian carnival's street parties. Locals and tourists flock to the free street parties to see the parade floats, professional dancing and glittery costumes - or the lack of them. With more than 50, visitors this year the dancers kept locals and tourists entertained into the early hours. Subscriptions Sign Out. By Rachel Broady. Our free email newsletter sends you the biggest headlines from news, sport and showbiz Sign up When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Our Privacy Notice explains more about how we use your data, and your rights. You can unsubscribe at any time. Thank you for subscribing We have more newsletters Show me See our privacy notice.
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