DATA 01/03/2019 - 05/03/2019
EVENT CATEGORY Artistic, Cultural or Folkloric
FREE ENTRANCE sim
LOCALAvenida Vieira Machado
ORGANIZERMunicipio de Muqui
ABOUT THE EVENT
The Muquiense Festival of Boi Pintadinho takes place during the carnival period, between 01 and 05 March 2019, in the city of Muqui. The event counts on the participation of several folk groups that parade through the streets of the city.
The street carnival of Boi Pintadinho is considered the most folkloric in the state of Espírito Santo, it has been happening in the municipality for more than 70 years. The Boi Pintadinho is an important folkloric manifestation of the municipality of Muqui. There are several groups of bull in the city, each with its own name and characteristics.
This cultural manifestation happens in the carnival programming. During the four days of presentations, the folk groups, among them, children and adults, in a spectacle of sound and color, parade through the main street of the city called during the event “Corridor of the Boiada” following the rhythm of its batteries, exploring the rituals and popular customs.
The party is an animation with jokes, dances and joy that contributes to the maintenance and the presentation of the folk groups of the Boi Pintadinho that is the main attraction of the Muquiense carnival. A folkloric festival, where the public plays with the oxen groups, surrounded by the beauties of lovely natural and architectural settings. In this way, the event celebrates in a unique way our cultural traditions, contributing to the preservation of folklore and becoming an important tool to generate work and income for the local community.