Daily Archives: February 26, 2009

Seasoned To Perfection, The Forty-Something Samba Queens In Rio’s Carnival

The Daily Mail shows us that age does not disqualify when it comes down to leading the samba parades in Rio de Janiero’s Carnival parades.

Two women in their forties, each a mother of two children, were anointed the coveted role of drum queen leading their respective parades in front of some 70,000 spectators for about 80 minutes.  In high heels, feathers, and sequins.  A tiny festive outfit.

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