Fogo Na Roupa, Afro-Brazilian Dance In The 2016 38th Annual San Francisco Carnaval Parade

The Banner
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The banner read:

Fogo Na Roupa
presents
Fora da Rede
Grupe Carnavalesco Since 1989


Fogo Na Roupa external link   •  Afro-Brazilian dance external link   •  Artistic Directors Jose Rivera and Metzi Henriquez   •  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: 11:29:47 Sunday 29 May 2016)   •  (Date Published: Sunday 18 September 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C16_3074
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African Dancers
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A group of dancers wore mustard and black patterns over white dresses. They walk at the moment, but had just finished a twirling dance.


Fogo Na Roupa external link   •  Afro-Brazilian dance external link   •  Artistic Directors Jose Rivera and Metzi Henriquez   •  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: 11:30:05 Sunday 29 May 2016)   •  (Date Published: Sunday 18 September 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C16_3076
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The Parade Paused
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At a moment when the parade paused, the dancers got together and engaged in animated discussions.


Fogo Na Roupa external link   •  Afro-Brazilian dance external link   •  Artistic Directors Jose Rivera and Metzi Henriquez   •  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: 11:30:28 Sunday 29 May 2016)   •  (Date Published: Sunday 18 September 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C16_3082
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African Warriors
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The next group of dancer were dressed in a cross between African warriors and Brazilian Carnaval.


Fogo Na Roupa external link   •  Afro-Brazilian dance external link   •  Artistic Directors Jose Rivera and Metzi Henriquez   •  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: 11:30:36 Sunday 29 May 2016)   •  (Date Published: Sunday 18 September 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C16_3083
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Silver Corsets
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Wearing silver corsets and elaborately feathered headdresses, these dancer performed and an energetic dance.


Fogo Na Roupa external link   •  Afro-Brazilian dance external link   •  Artistic Directors Jose Rivera and Metzi Henriquez   •  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: 11:31:05 Sunday 29 May 2016)   •  (Date Published: Sunday 18 September 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C16_3088
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Men Danced Too
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Perhaps as comic relief, the men wore silver spandex pants, and danced too.


Fogo Na Roupa external link   •  Afro-Brazilian dance external link   •  Artistic Directors Jose Rivera and Metzi Henriquez   •  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: 11:31:51 Sunday 29 May 2016)   •  (Date Published: Sunday 18 September 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C16_3110
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The Drum Corps
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The drum corps followed the dancers and pounded a rhythm that encouraged heartfelt dancing.


Fogo Na Roupa external link   •  Afro-Brazilian dance external link   •  Artistic Directors Jose Rivera and Metzi Henriquez   •  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: 11:33:25 Sunday 29 May 2016)   •  (Date Published: Sunday 18 September 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C16_3130
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Beat Drums In lines
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The drum corps beat their drums in lines as they passed, row after row of energetic drumming.


Fogo Na Roupa external link   •  Afro-Brazilian dance external link   •  Artistic Directors Jose Rivera and Metzi Henriquez   •  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: 11:33:28 Sunday 29 May 2016)   •  (Date Published: Sunday 18 September 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C16_3134
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The Last Dance
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Following the drummers were a few dancers who performed last.


Fogo Na Roupa external link   •  Afro-Brazilian dance external link   •  Artistic Directors Jose Rivera and Metzi Henriquez   •  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: 11:43:03 Sunday 29 May 2016)   •  (Date Published: Sunday 18 September 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C16_3155
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