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The term Abadá originally referred to a long white gown that was worn...

'Afoxé' refers to a particular genre of carnival organisation in...

The word "Axé" originally was a religious greeting used in...

Bando da Lua is the name of a successful and influential band from Rio de...

Bandolim is the Portuguese word for mandolin. The modern mandolin, with 4...

Barravento is a rhythm and dance from the Afrobrazilian religious cult...

The term "Bloco de Índio" (literally "Association of...

Bloco de Trio denotes a particular genre of carnival association in Salvador,...

Calhambeque is a Brazilian colloquial term used to describe an old car or road...

Bloco Camaleão (the chameleon) is the name of a carnival association...

A carro de apoio (support vehicle) is part of the infrastructure of modern...

The Cavaquinho (kah-vah-kin-yoo) is a small, high-pitched Portuguese guitar...

The Chapman Stick (center), often simply referred to as The Stick, was...

The term corso refers to the parades of private automobiles that were popular...

A Bahian Carnival Association that originated in 1962, founded by dissedents...

Crocodilo is the name of a carnival association in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil....

Fobica (sometimes also 'fubica') is a NE-Brazilian slang term meaning old car...

Frevo denotes both a musical genre and a dance style from Pernambuco State...

'fubica' or 'fobica' is a slang term from Northeastern Brazil meaning old car,...

Manodcaster is a type of electric mandolin, equipped a solid body and with...

Mercadores de Bagdá is a traditional Bahian Carnival association,...

Papa Léguas is the name of a carnival association in Salvador, Bahia,...

Besides of being a Brazilian slang term meaning 'whats up', Qual É is...

The election of the Rei Momo (Carnival king) is a tradition in Brazilian...

Ned Steinberger (* New Jersey, 1948) is best known for his design of guitars...

The term "Trio Elétrico" or "Trio" refers to the...

'Triolim' and 'Violão Tenor' are Brazilian term for tenor guitar. The...

  

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