Batalá, In The 2016 38th Annual San Francisco Carnaval Parade

The Banner
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The banner for this contingent was flanked by two large white umbrellas bordered with red fringe.


Batalá external link   •  In The 2016 38th Annual San Francisco Carnaval Parade external link   •  This year's theme: Viva La Madre Tierra   •  24th Street near South Van Ness   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Date Photographed: 13:14:21 Sunday 29 May 2016)   •  (Date Published: Sunday 3 July 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B16_0062
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Large Umbrella
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A large white, red-fringe-trimmed umbrella required two hands to hold upright.


Batalá external link   •  In The 2016 38th Annual San Francisco Carnaval Parade external link   •  This year's theme: Viva La Madre Tierra   •  24th Street near South Van Ness   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Date Photographed: 13:16:07 Sunday 29 May 2016)   •  (Date Published: Sunday 3 July 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B16_0064
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Costumed Dancers
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Costumed dancers followed the banner. All the dancers wore identical headbands, skirts, and blouses.


Batalá external link   •  In The 2016 38th Annual San Francisco Carnaval Parade external link   •  This year's theme: Viva La Madre Tierra   •  24th Street near South Van Ness   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Date Photographed: 13:17:12 Sunday 29 May 2016)   •  (Date Published: Sunday 3 July 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C16_4367
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Lots Of Drummers
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A huge corps of drummers followed the dancers. They all wore identical t-shirt designs.


Batalá external link   •  In The 2016 38th Annual San Francisco Carnaval Parade external link   •  This year's theme: Viva La Madre Tierra   •  24th Street near South Van Ness   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Date Photographed: 13:17:59 Sunday 29 May 2016)   •  (Date Published: Sunday 3 July 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B16_0067
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Energetic Rhythm
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The drummers beat their drums with energy.


Batalá external link   •  In The 2016 38th Annual San Francisco Carnaval Parade external link   •  This year's theme: Viva La Madre Tierra   •  24th Street near South Van Ness   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Date Photographed: 13:18:14 Sunday 29 May 2016)   •  (Date Published: Sunday 3 July 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B16_0074
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Choreographed
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The drummers all raised their drumsticks together like a tightly choreographed group.


Batalá external link   •  In The 2016 38th Annual San Francisco Carnaval Parade external link   •  This year's theme: Viva La Madre Tierra   •  24th Street near South Van Ness   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Date Photographed: 13:18:34 Sunday 29 May 2016)   •  (Date Published: Sunday 3 July 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B16_0080
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Men And Women Played
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The drum corps was occupied buy both male and female drummers.


Batalá external link   •  In The 2016 38th Annual San Francisco Carnaval Parade external link   •  This year's theme: Viva La Madre Tierra   •  24th Street near South Van Ness   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Date Photographed: 13:18:55 Sunday 29 May 2016)   •  (Date Published: Sunday 3 July 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B16_0085
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Drumming Video
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A video of the Batalá drum corps showing how they would rotate while drumming.


Batalá external link   •  In The 2016 38th Annual San Francisco Carnaval Parade external link   •  This year's theme: Viva La Madre Tierra   •  24th Street near South Van Ness   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Date Filmed: 13:19:18 Sunday 29 May 2016)   •  (Date Published: Sunday 3 July 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B16_0094
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