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Gorune Aprikian's photopaintings of BOI BUMBA 2000 in Parintins ( Amazonia).

Bumba-meu-boi ( called also Boi-bumbá) is a Brazilian folk theatrical tradition. The tale is told through the music, the costumes and drumming involving a bull, which dies and is brought back to life.
Festivals where groups all tell their versions of the Bumba-meu-boi tale can be found throughout Brazil.
In Parintins it oppose two clans , the Garantidos (Red) to the Caprichosos ( Blue).


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