* Irene's Country Corner * - Brasil - Carnival in Rio de Janeiro
is one of the costumes from carnival 2001 being presented at
to the Carnival in Rio Menu *
~ Graphics by Irene ~ Country
for the Parade
samba school has a person in charge of creating the costumes
that are going to be used each year. After the prototypes are
ready, women from the school community start to sew the costumes.
They must always be related to the theme and have the school's
colors. Mangueira's colors are green and pink. As you can see
in the pictures below, these are the colors that appear the most
in the costumes.
are costumes used by Mangueira's percussionists during carnival
one below is from carnival 2000.
costumes often have bright ornaments to make a beautiful effect
in the avenue.
Midi "Tico-Tico no Fubá" by the Brazilian composer
Zequinha de Abreu.
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