Banners, Of The 2012 Carnival Parade

G.R.E.S. Samba Mundial
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The music was contagious even to one of the women carrying the banner.


Banners Of The 2012 Carnival Parade   •  24th Street near Bryant Street, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Saturday 23 June 2012)   •  (Photo taken 09:32:51 Sunday 27 May 2012)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_4418
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The African Outlet
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Several men wore long hairy-looking costumes, including the costume worn by the shopping cart pushed just ahead of the banner.


African Outlet external link   •  Banners Of The 2012 Carnival Parade   •  24th Street near Bryant Street, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Saturday 23 June 2012)   •  (Photo taken 09:38:42 Sunday 27 May 2012)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_4456
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Instituto Familar de la Raza
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Two women from the Instituto Familar de la Raza and Asociacion Mayab carried a banner proudly down the street.


Instituto Familar de la Raza   •  Asociacion Mayab   •  Indigena Health & Wellness Collaborative   •  Banners Of The 2012 Carnival Parade   •  24th Street near Bryant Street, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Saturday 23 June 2012)   •  (Photo taken 09:56:20 Sunday 27 May 2012)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_4554
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King And Queen
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The King (right) and Queen (left) of the parade, carried the small banner for Ginga Brazil.


Ginga Brazil / Bras Arte   •  Banners Of The 2012 Carnival Parade   •  24th Street near Bryant Street, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Saturday 23 June 2012)   •  (Photo taken 10:02:20 Sunday 27 May 2012)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_4584
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Smile!
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The banner for Samba do Coraçã was carried by one man dressed as Charlie Chaplin and by another merely wearing his image from "City Lights," on a tee-shirt.


Samba do Coraçã   •  Voz Do Brazil Smile!   •  Banners Of The 2012 Carnival Parade   •  24th Street near Bryant Street, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Saturday 23 June 2012)   •  (Photo taken 10:06:39 Sunday 27 May 2012)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_4617
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Kid Sized Banner
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Kids carried a kid-sized banner for the Proyeccion Folklorica Guatemalteca group and Xelaju.


Proyeccion Folklorica Guatemalteca   •  Xelaju   •  Banners Of The 2012 Carnival Parade   •  24th Street near Bryant Street, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Saturday 23 June 2012)   •  (Photo taken 10:08:14 Sunday 27 May 2012)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_4630
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Dressed To The Nines
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The sign for MCCLA was carried by two folks dressed to the nines in formal wear or fancy costume.


MCCLA   •  Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts   •  Since 1977, A Unique Cultural Experience in San Francisco   •  Banners Of The 2012 Carnival Parade   •  24th Street near Bryant Street, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Saturday 23 June 2012)   •  (Photo taken 10:13:34 Sunday 27 May 2012)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_4667
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Mixtiso Latin Hip Hop
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This banner was carried by two women out of costume, who nonetheless had a good time too.


Mixtiso   •  Latin Hip Hop   •  Artistic Director Vanessa Mosqueda   •  Banners Of The 2012 Carnival Parade   •  24th Street near Bryant Street, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Saturday 23 June 2012)   •  (Photo taken 10:20:28 Sunday 27 May 2012)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_4726
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Soccer
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A man performed with a soccer ball, just ahead of this banner.


Samba Rio   •  Banners Of The 2012 Carnival Parade   •  24th Street near Bryant Street, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Saturday 23 June 2012)   •  (Photo taken 10:28:46 Sunday 27 May 2012)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_4766
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Everybody Dance Now!
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A contagion of music flowed all the way forward to this sign.


ODC School   •  Rhythm & Motion   •  200 classes a week, all ages, all levels, all welcome   •  A world of dance in the heart f the Mission.   •  Banners Of The 2012 Carnival Parade   •  24th Street near Bryant Street, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Saturday 23 June 2012)   •  (Photo taken 10:31:31 Sunday 27 May 2012)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_4787
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Rara Tou Limen
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A banner carried ahead of a big yellow truck on one side of the road and a crowd of dancers on the other side.


Rara Tou Limen   •  Banners Of The 2012 Carnival Parade   •  24th Street near Bryant Street, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Saturday 23 June 2012)   •  (Photo taken 10:57:49 Sunday 27 May 2012)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_4938
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Aquarela Sambala
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Two teenaged girls carried a very small banner ahead of an enthusiastic following.


Aquarela Sambala   •  Banners Of The 2012 Carnival Parade   •  24th Street near Bryant Street, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Saturday 23 June 2012)   •  (Photo taken 11:28:26 Sunday 27 May 2012)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_5134
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Trinidad & Tobago
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A woman wearing sunglasses carried the banner for Trinidad & Tobago with a casual flair.


Trinidad & Tobago   •  Banners Of The 2012 Carnival Parade   •  24th Street near Bryant Street, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Saturday 23 June 2012)   •  (Photo taken 11:47:54 Sunday 27 May 2012)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_5310
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Loco Bloco
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Two kids wearing top hats and half-painted faces carried the lead banner for the Loco Bloco contingent.


Loco Bloco   •  Good Samaritan Family Resource Center   •  Everett Mission Beacon Community Center   •  Banners Of The 2012 Carnival Parade   •  24th Street near Bryant Street, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Saturday 23 June 2012)   •  (Photo taken 11:47:54 Sunday 27 May 2012)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_5417
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