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Bumba-Meu-Boi

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Bumba-meu-Boi is a folk dance and pageant in northeastern Brazil. It is one of Brazil’s most aesthetically and socially significant folguedos (traditional street festivals), involving community participation in music, poetry...

Manaus

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume III : Locations: Caribbean and Latin America

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 1,405,835 (2000)The capital city of the Brazilian state of Amazonas, Manaus is located on the west bank of the Rio Negro, 4 miles (6.5 km) above the encontro das águas, where the Rio Negro meets the Rio Solimões to form...

São Luís

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume III : Locations: Caribbean and Latin America

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 868,047 (2000) The capital of the state of Maranhão, São Luís is located on an island of the same name. It is situated on the north coast of Brazil’s northeastern region, some 435 miles (700 km) west of Fortaleza....