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Thursday, June 18, 2009

Samba rocks!

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Heeheeee, Apparently, our local town crier is not strong enough on his legs to participate in the parade part of the carnival and has to use a disabled scooter thing.
But the real memories this day brings back are of this:

The samba band from my son’s school. He’s in there somewhere!
Here’s another clip showing their samba teacher. Bear in mind that they had only been playing samba for a year when they took part in this parade. And they weren’t even getting lessons every week.

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9 comments:

  1. Love the town crier shot!


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  2. That Town Crier shot is hilarious! And the samba band did a great job considering they weren't getting regular lessons - very impressive! :)

    Happy ATWT! :)

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  3. Wow, they sound pretty good!

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  4. Looks like you had a great time!

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  5. Oh how fun. I love the picture of the town crier. I can't wait until the wee ones are old enough to be in parades... nicely done by them!

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  6. The town crier is a hoot!

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  7. shouldn't the town crier announce his presence vocally and not with a sign? i'm just sayin ;)

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  8. Love the town crier!!!
    The band did great!!

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