1st. Brazilian Folk Festival - Festa Junina
In Brazil the Festa Junina parties are to celebrate the saints Anthony,John and Peter with lots of Brazilian traditional foods, drink. Just like Carnival, these festivities involve extravagant costumes, but in this case, its always peasant costumes. The men dress up as farm boys with large straw hats and the women wearchecked dresses with pigtails, freckles and a gap painted between their front teeth. During the festivities, a wedding is celebrated followed by Quadrilha a type of square dance.
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