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Maracatu

One of the most important cultural expressions in the state of Pernambuco is the Maracatu, an afro-brazilian performance genre. A group of Maracatu performers is called a 'nation'- a few years ago, I followed one of the most traditional nations for a few days while they toured the state performing during Carnaval.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.2016
Date Uploaded: 09.2018
Photo Location: Brazil
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Copyright: © Teresa Maia