Photo of the Week 2014 #26

The 18th Festival de Quadrilhas Juninas de Sobral was a wonderful display of color and culture as 17 groups from all over the region came with their costumes. The festival was sponsored by the Department of Culture and Tourism of Sobral and was without a doubt a success with an estimated 15,000 spectators in attendance over …

Photo of the Week 2014 #07

This last weekend was the close of the traditional folk festival of Bumba Meu Boi (the legend of the death and resurrection of a bull). At the Boulevard do Arco in the center of Sobral, all the groups from the city made their presentations in front of a packed crowd. Wikipedia describes this tradition as: Bumba-meu-boi "Hit-my-bull" is …