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Carnival in Brazil
Electric Trio from 1960 to 2000 - Photo / Reproduction: Disclosure
Electric Trio from 1960 to 2000 - Photo / Reproduction: Disclosure
Electric Trio 1960 to 2000
The electric trio Tapajós buys one of their bodies from Dodô and Osmar. 1961
The electric trio of Dodô and Osmar stopped participating in the Carnival due to the death of Osmar's father-in-law, Armando Costa, the biggest supporter of the group. Tapajós signed the first commercial contract with Coca-Cola to animate micaretas in the cities of Feira de Santana, Pojuca, Catu and Alagoinhas. 1962
Carnival did not once again have the participation of the trio of Dodô and Osmar; on the other hand, he attended the opening of the Tapajós, parading through the central streets of the City. 1963
With the sponsorship of the Mataripe Refinery, the trio of Dodô and Osmar returned to participate in the Salvador Carnival: it was a float, mounted on a cart. Armandinho, only nine years old, was already the soloist of the trio. In the electric trios competition promoted by the City Hall, the winner was the Tapajós trio, with a new all-metal body ....FIND OUT MORE
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The origin of Carnival comes from a popular demonstration prior to the Christian era, having started in Italy under the name of Saturnalia - a party in honor of Saturn. The deities of Greco-Roman mythology BACO and MOMO ...FIND OUT MORE
influenced by the exquisite Carnival of Venice, in Italy, and mixing the presence of types from the popular Carnival of Nice, in France, the Carnival of Salvador took the first step towards popularization with the participation of many people on the streets.FIND OUT MORE
In 1949, the year of the IV Centenary of the founding of the city of Salvador, the afoxé Filhos de Gandhy was founded by the dockworkers of the Port of Salvador, as a way to honor the great Indian pacifist leader murdered ...FIND OUT MORE
The 70's made the culmination of Salvador's Carnival the Praça Castro Alves, where all people met and allowed themselves to do everything. It was a time of cultural, social and sexual liberation. Until this time ...FIND OUT MORE
In the early 80s, the transformation of the Salvador Carnival intensified even more and it was up to the block 'Traz Os Montes' to introduce some innovations, such as the assembly of an electric trio with transistorized equipment ...FIND OUT MORE
Presenting in the city of Salvador, the classical guitarist Benedito Chaves (RJ) showed the local audience an 'electrified guitar' for the first time. Dodô and Osmar, eager to know such an instrument, went to watch the show ...FIND OUT MORE
In 1961, the electric trio of Dodô and Osmar stopped participating in Carnival due to the death of Osmar's father-in-law, Armando Costa, the group's greatest supporter. Tapajós signed the first commercial contract with Coca-Cola ...FIND OUT MORE
It all started with the sound coming from the drums of carnivalesque entities of African origin in the mid-70s. At this time, Bahia saw the Afro block 'Ilê Ayiê' and the afoxé 'Badauê' appear and also accompanied the ...FIND OUT MORE
Momo was the son of Sleep and Night, concerned only with examining the actions of gods and men, and even rebuked them. Considered as a god of graciousness, he had a very playful character. It was represented ...FIND OUT MORE
Considered the most culturally diverse carnival in the country, the main characteristic of Pernambuco's carnival is the democratization of play. The revelers participate intensely in the demonstrations, without ...FIND OUT MORE

In Recife
In Recife, the carnival opens with the departure of the largest carnival block in the world, Galo da Madrugada, on Saturday morning. In the Recife Antigo neighborhood, the afternoon begins with craft fairs and presentations ...FIND OUT MORE

In Olinda
The Olinda Carnival boasts dozens of giant dolls, the most well-known of which is O Homem da Meia-Noite (Midnight Man), which has been on the streets since 1932 and is responsible for officially starting Zé Pereira at zero on Saturday ...FIND OUT MORE

The story
At the end of the XNUMXth century there were organizations, called Companies, that met to celebrate the Feast of Kings. These companies were made up mostly of black people, slaves or not, who ...FIND OUT MORE
In the 30s, the batucadas appeared in Recife, which would be the predecessors of the samba schools in Pernambuco. After they saw the parade of the 'doubtful ones', formed by sailors from a carioca ship that landed in ...FIND OUT MORE
The frevo dance can take two forms: when the crowd dances, or when passers-by perform the most difficult steps, acrobatically during the journey. The frevo has over 120 cataloged steps. The muscles ...FIND OUT MORE