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Reflects the Red/Blue competition in the town

It is amazing how people in Parintins are split into the two camps - Garantido and Caprichoso - in... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2017
Crawley, United Kingdom
Colors Galore

Must see Boi Bumba. Wonderful culture story in song and dance that is Eye Popping. The best of... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
Windsor, Canada
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Av. Nacoes Unidas | Centro Cultural Amazonino Mendes, Parintins, State of Amazonas, Brazil
+55 92 3533 6241
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

It is amazing how people in Parintins are split into the two camps - Garantido and Caprichoso - in celebrating the Bumba Boi tradition. Buying a souvenir I asked the vendor several times which he was before he admitted his commitment to Caprichoso (while trying...More

1  Thank GBeef
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Must see Boi Bumba. Wonderful culture story in song and dance that is Eye Popping. The best of Amazon Forklore.

Thank sherry412
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Wonderful show presented by the locals. Non-stop dancing and singing with each venue more spectacular than the next. You are close enough to touch the performers but your head will be on a swivel catching the next entering display. More choreographed than Carnival but every...More

Thank FredGS
Reviewed 10 April 2016

Also visited area where the floats and figures are constructed. Huge animated figures and floats made new each year for the competition of teams. Incredibly colorful and even frightening.

Thank Shesailor1
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Very nice show for about an hour and a half.... costumes were significan't...very nice overall! Go earlier rather than later so that you can get a close to front seat.

1  Thank silviaeaston
Reviewed 29 April 2015

Comfortable and generally clean all though even in 2006 it was quite crowded, seats are hard but the views were great.

Thank destin2Destin_FL
Reviewed 8 April 2015

A remarkable structure in this remote town on the River Amazon. Boi Bumba is the centre of the culture in this little place. Everything seems to revolve around the festival.

Thank Andrew D
Reviewed 22 February 2015

We were on a cruise ship which anchored off Parintins, Brazil. The show was offered as an excursion and what an excursion! The building seats a couple of hundred people and the show was put on especially for the cruise passengers. As you enter the...More

5  Thank Angela C
Reviewed 23 December 2014

This is an amazing structure for this small Brazilian town. According to our guide all type of events including carnivals are held inside. Our tour stop was for just a few minutes and there was entrance to the inside. The entire neighborhood looked very festive...More

Thank texaswillie
Reviewed 26 December 2013

The only way we were able to see the above show was with HAL EXCURSION for $99.95 per person. It was well worth the expense and the show was nonstop entertainment. Beautiful costumes, floats and talented dances and musicians. After the show the audience was...More

4  Thank Ronald G
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