March 31, 2012

Creole Drum Festival, Brazil

Photograph by Tyrone Turner, National Geographic

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Swirling to West African rhythms, residents of the Santa Rosa dos Pretos quilombo celebrate the recovery of a sick neighbor with a tambor de crioula, a "creole drum" festival that mixes African and European traditions.

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