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Category Archives: Mulata: um Tufão nos Quadris

Elaine Ribeiro: Former queen of Porto da Pedra Samba School has visited 10 countries and speaks fluent Italian and English


The “Queen of the Drumbeat” for the Unidos do Porto da Pedra” in 2005 and 2006, and muse of the school in 2009, Elaine Ribeiro is unanimity in the categories of … Continue reading

December 26, 2012 · 3 Comments

Elaine Ribeiro photo gallery


To learn more about Elaine and see a few more photos, click here More photos below

December 26, 2012 · 1 Comment

Profession: Mulata – These Carnaval dancers put their college degrees aside to shine in front of the cameras


  Brazil’s dancing Carnaval girls are often misunderstood. Parading around in extravagant outfits nearly completely nude for millions of eyes to see worldwide. In some ways, the image of the gyrating, … Continue reading

September 6, 2012 · 1 Comment