Here is Photo Gallery #9 from my ongoing series of photos from the 2012 Carnaval Parade in San Francisco's Mission District, including pictures taken during the preparation and makeup stage before the parade. Additional photo galleries from San Francisco Carnaval can be viewed in the archives.
More photos of the samba dancers parading down Mission as part of the annual Carnaval parade and celebration in San Francisco. Photo gallery #8 in an ongoing series of photos from this year's Carnaval Parade.
Samba dancers and other performers march down the Mission as part of San Francisco's annual Carnaval parade and celebration. This part of an ongoing photo series and other Caranaval-related photo galleries can be found in the archives.
Carnaval took place with a bang during the annual San Francisco Carnaval Parade in the Mission the last Sunday of May (see photos below and in other galleries from this series). Drummers, samba dancers and other themed dancers marched through the streets as crowds watched on either side.
A wide range of global heritage's were on display in the annual San Francisco Carnaval Parade this year, taking place in the Mission District. Below are photos of samba dancers and other styles, part of the ongoing photo series being published on this blog from the Carnaval Parade.
Part 4 of the ongoing photo series from the 2012 San Francisco Carnaval Parade in the Mission District, featuring performers representing Columbia, Brazil and other countries from around Latin America and the world. Samba dancers and capoeira groups were among the styles participating in the parade.
Aztec dancers, samba dancers, stilt-walkers, costumed dancers representing Bolivia and other places in Latin America and the world, and other performers were on display at the annual San Francisco Carnaval Parade last month in the Mission. Photos are below (one among a series of galleries being posted here):