carnival costumes 2005
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Comissão de Frente costume

Comissão de Frente
The fossil records and the beginnings of life on Earth

Baiana costume

Ala de Baiana
They represent the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, with all the plants of the world held in their collection.

Xingu costume

Ala Xingu
They illustrate the different forms of flora and fauna that exist harmoniously in their habitat.

Carioquinha costume

Ala Carioquinha
The birds of paradise, birds of freedom and flight, to represent the imagination and free thought that characterises man.

Porta Bandeira costume

Porta Bandeira
Representing the Sun, that heats and affects the climate of our planet. Climate changes have driven the evolutionary process of the fauna and flora of our planet, and now threaten the life we know through global warming.

Mestre Sala costume

Mestre Sala
Representing the Sun, that heats and affects the climate of our planet. Climate changes have driven the evolutionary process of the fauna and flora of our planet, and now threaten the life we know through global warming.

Bateria costume

Ala de Bateria
The drummers' costumes represent the energy that plants derive from the sun.

Passista (female) costume

Ala Passista (female)
The dancers are dressed as the Phoenix bird, the symbol of our school and the bird of our Paradise

Passista (male) costume

Ala Passista (male)
The dancers are dressed as the Phoenix bird, the symbol of our school and the bird of our Paradise

Penta costume

Ala Penta
Their costumes represent water - the fundamental element that gives our planet life, and a physical mechanism by which our climate impacts upon life and its evolution.

Mirim costume

Ala Mirim
They are dressed in costumes decorated with the symbol of DNA, the building blocks of life and the mechanism by which evolution takes place between succeeding generations.

Brasil costume

Ala Brasil
The seeds of life, seeds that are the link between each generation of a species and the next - but are now capable of being genetically engineered through DNA processes to produce the new species that saves mankind ? or produce an ecological disaster.