"Boi Bumba" - Brazil 

Episode 208


The Festival

n the town of Parintins in the Amazons, Brazil, a festival of folklore takes place called Boi Bumba, meaning "Beat the Bull". Boi is a style of music and dance that brings the region’s history and folkloric tales to life. The festival is a fierce competition between the two Boi groups, Garantido and Caprichoso, who wildly try to out-do each other with stunning displays of the dancing, singing, and band music that are unique to the region, as well as gigantic floats. Anticipation and excitement peaks on the third and final night as the performers prepare to hear the judges’ decision.


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