Beat the Bull (Boi-Meu-Bumba)

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Country and Region BrazilAmazonas
Type of Festival Dance, Music
Location of Festival Parintins, Amazonas, Brazil
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Festival Description

Brazilian folklore festival—One of great landmarks for the spreading of Boi-Bumbá was huge party of the oxen of Parintíns in Amazon since 1913. Aboriginal and religious icons have been incorporated into the traditions of the carnivale. Listen to the toadas, immerse yourself in the beat of the Marujada and the Batucada. Mix with the local people and experience the heat and the bustle of the city, taste the regional dishes and drinks. It is an unforgettable, unique experience. 

Festival Dates June 28 - July 1, 2012
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