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    Posted February 19, 2012 by
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    La vida es un carnaval

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    Carnival in Brazil - Festival of 'Kengas "

     

    CNN PRODUCER NOTE     Photographer denisjob captured the joyous festivities of carnival in Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil, this weekend. He explains that 'kengas' is the affectionate name for cross-dressers who get dressed up for the parade.
    - zdan, CNN iReport producer

    "Kengas" is the affectionate name that is given to transvestites (men who dress as women) and making one of the most lively festivities of Carnival in Natal, eastern Brazil.
    The streets fill with thousands of people who will see the parade of "kengas" and choose the most beautiful of the year.
    It is a demonstration of joy, popular culture and coexistence among different.
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