Sangenjaya Samba Festival

On Sunday I stumbled upon the annual Sangenjaya Samba Festival near my house. Hundreds of colourfully-costumed Brazilians and locals were exuberantly dancing down the street. There were lots of head-dresses and g-strings, a sci-fi themed performance, a sumo ritual, some guys having a pillow-fight while doing the samba, and even some bored-looking boy-scouts used as security! Weirdly enough, I seem to happen upon at least one samba festival every year, and this was significantly more impressive than the tiny, incongrous little event I ended up at last year, in the small Kanagawa town of Mitsukyo. Here are some snapshots I took on my phone.

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6 Responses to Sangenjaya Samba Festival

  1. pear says:

    Shame on you. No rear-view g-string shots….

  2. roaf says:

    Yep, that’s a fair complaint!

  3. pear says:

    Keeping the good stuff for your private collection?

  4. roaf says:

    How did you guess? Haha!

  5. Jeff says:

    Haha… I used to date one of those girls.

  6. roaf says:

    That’s the first I’ve heard of that!

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