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Lions of Batucada

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They turn the streets of Oregon into Rio de Janeiro at Carnival time with their marching, drumming, and singing. The Lions of Batucada perk up parades with their colorful costumes, samba style percussion, and wild dancing.

First Broadcast: 2002
Producer: Tom D’Antoni

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Icefire Glassworks, James Kingwell and Suzanne Kindland; Lions of Batucada; Shop People (1019)

Oregon Art Beat: Episode #1019
Original Broadcast: February 12, 2009