Samba Festival

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Uploaded on May 24, 2009 by abdulazees

The first Samba roots were planted in Brazil with the arrival of African slaves when Brazil was still Portugal’s colony back in 1500s." (History of Samba) Although samba is now popular worldwide, in the 1920's, samba was not considered "appropriate music for the elite." (The Mystery of Samba: Popular Music and National Identity in Brazil) Many accredit the radio for samba's popularity which began to boom in the 1930s.

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