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Brazilian Special Event

PARINTIANS FOLKLORE FESTIVAL

6 DAYS / 5 NIGHTS

Detailed itinerary
Parintins Folklore Festival (Festival Folclórico de Parintins) is a popular annual celebration held in the Brazilian city of Parintins, Amazonas.

The event takes place during three days in late June. The festival celebrates a local legend about a resurrected ox. It is also a competition where two teams, Garantido and Caprichoso, compete in extended retellings of the story, each team attempting to out-do the other with flamboyant dances, singing, and parade floats. Each team has to its show within three hours. The team that does not follow this time limit is subjected to points penalizations. Each nightly performance is largely based on local Amazonian folklore and indigenous culture, but also incorporates contemporary Brazilian rhythms and themes. The place where the teams present themselves is called "Bumbódramo", a round, grounded stage. The "Bumbódramo" supports 35.000 people in the audience.

DAY 1

Manaus / Parintins

Pick-up at your hotel in Manaus and transfer to the airport.
Check-in for a 50-minute flight to Parintins.
Arrival in Julio Belém Regional airport, welcome and transfer to the hotel.
Check-in and accommodation at Amazon River Resort Hotel.
Rest of the day at leisure. Meals are on your own.
At night, the Guests Party will animate the entire city around. Do not miss this first opportunity to dance at Boi Bumbá ballad. Ask for information, at the hotel reception desk, about how to participate of the "Festa dos Visitantes". Overnight at the hotel.

DAY 2

Parintins

The day is at leisure and meals are on your own. You can rest, relax at the pool, sightseeing by the island, go souvenir shopping or training the steps of the dance and music of your party. The festival begins at 21h00 and the Bumbódromo is within walking distance from the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.

DAY 3

Parintins

The day is at leisure and meals are on your own.
The festival begins at 21h00 and the Bumbódromo is within walking distance from the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.

DAY 4

Parintins

The day is at leisure and meals are on your own.
The festival begins at 21h00 and the Bumbódromo is within walking distance from the hotel. This is the last night of Parintins Festival. Overnight at the hotel.

DAY 5

Parintins / Manaus

Transfer to the airport for your flight back to Manaus.

Amazon River Resort Hotel is the best hotels of Parintins. The 60 rooms equipped with air-conditioning, minibar, TV, telephone, and private bath with hot shower. The facilities include pools for adults and kids, panoramic restaurant for 100 people, bar for the happy hour, sports court and convention room for 150 people. Its privileged location is one of the attractive of the hotel, just 10 minutes of Julio Belem airport and 3 minutes of Amazonino Mendes Convention Center (Bumbodromo, where the Festival runs).

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