Saturday, April 20, 2013

Samba Dancers - (12) - Scandinavian Samba Carnival

Source Website: http://finland.fi/Public/default.aspx?contentid=223551

By Gustavo Alavedra, June 2011


Samba dancer - This photo was taken on November 3, 2012 using a Canon EOS Kiss X4, by tanakawho.
PHOTO: Samba dancer
This photo was taken on November 3, 2012 using a Canon EOS Kiss X4, by tanakawho.
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More than 1,000 performers, including five samba schools, drew big crowds to the annual Helsinki Samba Carnaval in June 2011.


 XVII Helsinki Samba Carnaval


PHOTO: XVII Helsinki Samba Carnaval
This photo was taken on June 9, 2007 in Erotta-Jankatu, Helsinki, Southern Finland, FI, using a Canon EOS 20D, by ollipitkanen (Olli Pitknen).
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Every summer the streets of Helsinki turn into a blur of colours, rhythms and dancing bodies as samba schools from around the country compete in the annual Helsinki Samba Carnaval.

This Brazilian tradition has settled happily up in the other Scandinavian countries.


Copenhagen Carnival 26.5.2012
PHOTO: Copenhagen Carnival 26.5.2012
This photo was taken on May 26, 2012 using a Canon EOS 7D, by T_28.
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Copenhagen Carnival 26.5.2012
Copenhagen Carnival 26.5.2012


PHOTO:  Copenhagen Carnival 26.5.2012
This photo was taken on May 26, 2012 using a Canon EOS 7D, by T_28.

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Copenhagen Carnival 26.5.2012
PHOTO:  Copenhagen Carnival 26.5.2012
This photo was taken on May 26, 2012 using a Canon EOS 7D, by T_28.
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Copenhagen Carnival 26.5.2012
PHOTO:  Copenhagen Carnival 26.5.2012
This photo was taken on May 26, 2012 using a Canon EOS 7D, by T_28.
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Copenhagen Carnival 26.5.2012
PHOTO:  Copenhagen Carnival 26.5.2012
This photo was taken on May 26, 2012 using a Canon EOS 7D, by T_28.

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Copenhagen Carnival 26.5.2012
PHOTO:  Copenhagen Carnival 26.5.2012
This photo was taken on May 26, 2012 using a Canon EOS 7D, by T_28.
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Copenhagen Carnival 26.5.2012
PHOTO:  Copenhagen Carnival 26.5.2012
This photo was taken on May 26, 2012 using a Canon EOS 7D, by T_28.
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The samba event, arranged now for the 21st time (2011) in Finland, gathered 20,000 spectators in downtown Helsinki.


Helsinki Samba Carnaval 2012
PHOTO: Helsinki Samba Carnaval 2012
This photo was taken on June 16, 2012 in Kluuvi, Helsinki, Southern Finland, FI, using a Canon EOS 7D, by T_28.
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Over a thousand dancers of all ages took to the streets to show their talents and costumes under the bright northern summer sun.


Helsinki Samba Carnaval 2011
PHOTO: Helsinki Samba Carnaval 2011
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As the caravan wound its way through the city more about the relationship between Finns and the samba is uncovered.



Helsinki Samba Carnaval 2010
Helsinki Samba Carnaval 2010

PHOTO: Helsinki Samba Carnaval 2010
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The exotic atmosphere of this Brazilian tradition has settled happily up in the far north. Samba is in the heart of the Finnish summer.



Green and Pink - Samba dancer
Green and Pink - Samba dancer
PHOTO: Green and Pink - Samba dancer
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Helsinki Samba Carnaval.mov


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