San Francisco Carnival on the occasion of the 45th anniversary (2023)

LISTEN TO MY IDEA AND GIVE US A GRANT TO LAY PAPEL PICADO AND BRING CARNIVAL

A SPECIAL WAY AFTER A PANDEMIC. >> THIS IS AN AZTEC CULTURE FESTIVAL, ONE OF THE MOST MOST

BEAUTIFUL DANCE AND MUSIC SHOWS YOU'VE EVER SEEN AND SLIP ON THE SACRED DRUM

BEAT AND THAT'S SOMETHING IN PRAYER. FROM TODAY THEY ARE IN CARNIVAL

1987 AND THE WAY TO REMOVE THE CHANCES. >> SO INTEGRAL WITH CULTURE.

YOU TALK WITH THE MOVIE "KAKAO" AND FIND ancestry. IT ALL GOES. >> LISTEN TO THE GREAT

ROLL FOR A SECOND.

♪ >> CABLES GET CLEAN OVER TIME

CEREMONY CLEAN YOUR BODY, MIND AND SPIRIT AND TODAY I AM

WHO IS THE HEAD OF DAANTES,

CEREMONY AND IMPORTANT AS T

AGAINST ANY NEGATIVENESS. >> FAMILIES WATCHING THE COMMUNITY WORK TOGETHER TO SEE ALL TOGETHER TRANSMISSION OF CULTURE, TRANSMISSION

STORIES AND WHAT DANCERS MEAN.

LISTEN. >> MANY CLOTHES ARE HANDMADE, BEAUTIFUL DETAILS AND

I HOPE YOU CAN WATCH >> UPCOMING UNITED RHYTHMS, TALK ABOUT UNIT, PRODUCED AND

DIFFERENT DANCE, CULTURE FROM AROUND THE WORLD REAL AND LET DANCERS STAY HEALTHY

MIND, BODY AND SPIRIT, THIS >> WHAT'S COOL ABOUT IT?

It's all a bit. NOT JUST ONE THING. We have someone who does backflips

BEFORE, BUT WE HAVE SAMBA, SAL

TA, BACCIATA, RIGATON, LIVE THE EXPLAIN. THESE PEOPLE DANCE

TURN. >> SPIDER MAN. THESE PERSONS MUST DANCE FROM THE BEGINNING OF THE PARADE

THE ROUTE TO THE END, ROBERTO, I'M WELCOME TO TALK ABOUT NOT NEEDING A GYM MEMBERSHIP.

>> YOU MUST REVERSE THE FORM BEFORE LEAVING HERE I

DANCE THE ENTIRE PARADE ROUTE FROM THE 24TH AND BRYANT TO THE 24TH

AND MISSION AND THEN TRAVEL MISSION STREET ALL THE WAY TO 14TH STREET.

>> AND SHOES ON THE WAY SO IF YOU PLAN TO COME HERE, WHEN YOU WATCH THE PARADE AND THINK I'M NOT

DO IT, YOU CAN COME, SUPPORT AND ENJOY THE REST OF THE DAY. IT IS BEAUTIFUL. >> I DON'T WANT TO HEAR ANYTHING

IT NEVER hurts AGAIN. >> TRUE. >> THESE LADIES DO IT IN HEELS. >> MAKE IT LOOK EASY.

>> THIS IS THE ONLY TIME ROBERTO VICK DID NOT WORK. >> TONIGHT IT WILL BE.

>> YES IT WILL BE TONIGHT. >> ON FEET. >> VICK STANDS ON THE FEET.

Enter the FESTIVAL AFTER THE PARADE, THE FESTIVAL LASTS UNTIL 6 AM

IN THE AFTERNOON. AND THERE ARE FIVE STEPS TO GREAT ART MUSIC AND DANCE

FROM COLOMBIA YOU CAN DANCE COLOMBIA COME DANCE SALSA YOU

WE DANCE RIGATONE AND A LITTLE RUMBA AND WE LEARN LATIN

ROCK ARTISTS LEO ROSALES WILL PERFORM HAS ARE EX

THE STAR TEAM OF REPRESENTATIVES OF >> SHE DON'T. We have to catch her

A PAIR OF ROLLERS OR EIGHT WHEELS FOR HOLIDAYS.

>> THIS IS LOS DIALOS SANTA CRUZ SANTIAGO, A GROUP FROM OAXACA,

THE DANCE COMES FROM SPAIN AND TELLS THE STORY OF THE BATTLE BETWEEN CHRISTIANITIES

AND WUROR. >> SOMETHING TO LOOK FOR IS COSTUMES, REPRESENTING COSTUMES

PART OF THE HISTORY MATS ARE MADE OF WOOD. EVERY MAT I SEE A HAND

Sculpted in Mexico, goatskin styling, chaps and whips. COME TO THE PARADE

SEE SOME LONG HAIR TURKEY GOAT SKIN MADE IN MEXICO.

>> MANY OF OUR CULTURAL GROUPS IN LATIN AMERICA WHEN THEY DANCE, THEY ARE OFTEN

TELL A STORY. >> TODAY WE SEE A

LOTS OF HISTORY.

♪ SMOKE DANCE.

♪ >> I think they are sending us now because then you said

Then I saw her in the window smiling and waving at us. >> By the way, THANK YOU FOR BEING HOME WITH US.

THIS IS THE GRAND CARNIVAL PARADE OF 2022. THIS YEAR'S THEME AND US

THEY KEEP ON THE SUBJECT TODAY in the mission ward. SO MANY COLORS, SO MANY

WONDERFUL EXHIBITIONS AND SO MUCH LIVE CULTURE HERE TODAY. JUST A WONDERFUL SHOW WHY

WE LOVE LIVING HERE IN THE BAY AREA. A CULTURAL CENTER, A PART OF THE UNITED STATES THAT REALLY ONLY

IT HAS LOVE AND LOTS OF CULTURE AND TRADITIONS. THE CARNIVAL CONNECTS US

MAYOR OF THE MISSION. WHEN YOU ARE MAYOR OF A MISSION IT'S LIKE A SUPER BOWL.

IT'S LIKE ELECTION DAY. JUST BY WATCHING THEM.

STUDIO SAMBY.

LISTEN.

♪ >> THEME IS BRAZIL IN WATERCOLOR.

THEY TEACH SAMBA, FIGHT FOR PHYSICAL AND MENTAL WELLBEING. RESTORATIVE CULTURE

CONCRETE CANVAS. You will notice these bright colors.

>> THESE WOMEN ARE SO BEAUTIFUL. They have these beaded bikinis

CHOOSE YOUR OWN COLOR SCHEME TO REPRESENT THEIR UNIQUENESS AS A WOMAN. WHY I SEE SO MUCH

BEAUTIFUL COLOURS. There is nothing better than a SAMBA costume.

>> AND WHEN YOU DANCE, YOU STAY VERY HEALTHY. >> I'm not kidding. >> YES. FOR "DANCE WITH THE STARS"

IT WAS. >>Okay.

HERE WE HAVE FOUR DANCES TOGETHER. IN THE CENTER OF IT. THEY ARE CHEAP WITH PASSION AND LOVE

FOR CUBAN CULTURE WITH I GOT YOU. >> WE GOT BEADS

THE SCENE HERE. I knew we needed something. >> YES, WE HAVE IT. OKAY.

FOUNDED IN 1989, IS AN AWARD-WINNING ACHIEVEMENT

A COMPANY WHERE THE NAME MEANS FIRE CLOTHING. RHYTHM AND DANCE MOVEMENTS BY STUDENTS FROM A LARGER BAY AREA.

THEIR THEME, I THINK YOU CAN GUESS IT, IS GREEN VERSUS GREED. INSPIRATIONAL HEALING AFTER

SURVIVE A GLOBAL PANDEMIC. >> VERDA.

THE DARK SIDE OF GREEN. CHILDREN AND YOUTH TALK ABOUT BUILDING WEAPONS,

The beauty that nature gives us behind us. HEALING WARRIORS FOR Ancestors,

AND SYMBOLS THROUGH AND THROUGH AND THROUGH. THERE IS THEIR SEA.

>> THEIR SEA. >> AND THIS IS JOSELYN MORAN

STREET. You celebrate with your family. Do you throw the beads? >> YES.

SOMEONE GIVES YOU. >> WE START.

EXCELLENT. YOU PLAY? >> GREAT TIME. >> WITH FAMILY AND EVERYTHING? >> ALWAYS YES.

>> AMAZING. EVERY YEAR YOU COME HERE. >> YES. THE LAST TIME WAS IN 2019.

>> AMAZING. THANK YOU. WE LET YOU ENJOY WITH YOUR GROUP.

have fun. BYE! I HAVE ONE. Make sure I give one

You too. OKAY?

OKAY. WE ARE BACK WITH A BEAUTIFUL PART

PARADES. OKAY. IF YOU MAKE CLOTHES OR COSTUMES AND THAT WAS

WE ARE LOOKING FOR A GREEN FABRIC >> THIS HAS TO BE ONE OF THE LARGEST GROUPS OF DANCERS WE OPERATE

I've seen so far. THEY ABSOLUTELY BRING IT. THEY HAVE A WHOLE DRUM LINE BEHIND THEM.

THE TEAM IS IN THE TRUCK. THEY HAVE DANCERS. TEN AND TEN.

How many dancers do you think they are? >> EASILY HAVE MORE THAN 100 DANCERS. >> TRUE.

AND ALL THE COSTUMES AND ALL THE SETS AND EVERYTHING IS HERE FROM MORNING. >> TO GIVE YOU SOME PERSPECTIVE,

IN A CASE WHICH IS NOT RECOGNIZED OF ALMOST TWO BLOCKS. >> YES.

IT'S LIKE IN BRAZIL. >> PARTY. PARTY. >> THEY BRING IT.

WHEN YOU WATCH THIS BROADCAST OR ANYWHERE YOU WATCH IT IS NOT TOO LATE TO GET HERE AND ENJOY.

It really is a party all day long. >> UNTIL 6:00 TODAY. >> I'M GLAD I WEARED THE RIGHT

COLOR TODAY. >> GREEN. >> I TURNED ON GREEN. I could put an end to this

I WANT TO GO. >> THEY WILL TAKE YOU TOO, FOR SURE.

You were yelled at. >> Hey! >> THERE'S A REASON THEY CALL

YOU mayor. >> SO THERE IS A DRUMS BAND

The throbbing lungs of the rainforest. THEY REPRESENT THAT. HELP THEM TO MARCH

A FUTURE WITH HONOR, STRENGTH, JOY.

CONNECTION WITH NATURE IS EXPECTED. Of course there is HUGE RESPECT FOR THE NATION.

You know, AMAZON, A BIG PART OF WHAT DRIVES PEOPLE TO SEE >> LISTEN.

>> AND THE DRIVER.

♪ >> I WANT to scream

Daughter Asia and my granddaughter. >> JOSELYN IS ON THE STREET. Hey JOSELYN! >> Hey. OKAY.

TELL US YOUR NAME. >> MY NAME IS CHRISSY COSTELLO. TELL US ABOUT WHAT YOU WEAR TODAY.

>> WE WEAR COLORS INSPIRED BY BRAZIL. WE WANT TO CELEBRATE THE WORLD TODAY.

OUR FLOATER HAS ALL THE FLAGS OF THE WORLD.

WE JUST... WE LOVE BRAZILIAN MUSIC.

>> FOR US IT'S A COMMUNITY. WE HAVE A REALLY STRONG COMMUNITY.

SO HERE WE CELEBRATE AS WE CAN. >> YOU PLAY.

>> I mean, I sweat. >> THANK YOU. I CAN APPRECIATE. IT IS SO BEAUTIFUL.

CLOTHES. WHAT THEY WEAR IS ALL SO AMAZING. OH MY GOD. YOU CAN ONLY SEE CULTURE

REPRESENT EVERYTHING. WE HAVE A FUN TIME. BUT DO YOU KNOW WHAT? NOW WE'RE GOING TO TAKE A QUICK BREAK.

SHE IS THE QUEEN OF THE CARNIVAL OF OUR PAST.

BECAUSE SHE STILL TEACHED THE TRADITION OF SAMBA DANCE IN HER COMMUNITY.

>> THESE ARE SOME OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL I HEADLINES

THE BIGGEST WE'VE EVER SEEN. >> THE ART IS AMAZING. THIS IS REALLY EVERYTHING

THAT HAT. >> LET'S LISTEN TO SOME

POTATOES IN A BURRITO. >> Nice to see Nicaragua

REPRESENTED HERE. >> I HAVE TO SAY THIS IS OUR LIVES HERE.

You won't find an experience like this anywhere else and it brings it straight to your living room. THIS IS OUR JOY AND OUR PRIDE

MAKE THIS PART OF YOUR SUNDAY in the Mission Ward. IT FEELS HOT, HOT, HOT.

>> THEIR SIGN SAYS WE ARE ALL NICARAGUA. AND TODAY WE ARE ALL.

>> YES. >> ALL ARE HERE FROM THE BAY.

GROUP. >> WHAT WAS SO GREAT RIDING FROM MARIN, CIRCA, last night

06:00 Last night YOU CAN SEE THE LOW DRIVES INTO CITY.

WITH ME IN THE CAR. I said WHAT IS THIS? I said you'll see tomorrow.

PEOPLE COME HERE FOR THIS SHOW. AND THE BEST IS EVEN THAT

DANCE TRICKS FOR CUBA. Where can we register?

>> WHAT WOULD YOU PACK FOR THIS TRIP? YOUR DANCE SHOES. >> BACKPACK. >> SMALL BACKPACK and that's it

ABOUT THAT. >> EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO GO TO CUBA. YOUR SWIMMING SUIT. >> THIS IS IT.

>> AND A GOOD EAT RUN. >> Good appetite, that's right. >> I LOVE THE DRESSES YOU SEE IN

FRONT, AGAIN 1940s, 1950s. YOU GO TO CUBA AND YOU START TO SEE. IT'S ALMOST LIKE A TIME CAPSULE. >> YES.

>> WITH CLOTHES, WITH CARS. >> YES. When I was there, I felt like I was whole

ANOTHER AGE BEFORE I WAS BORN. BECAUSE LIFE WAS -

>> SECOND LIFE. >> CELEBRATING THEIR 15 YEARS BIRTHDAY. FOR THEM IT'S A BIG PARTY,

AND IT'S ALL ABOUT SALSA, GO CONGA AND DANCE ON

>> AND WE HAVE THEIR QUINCENERA. >> WE ARE.

>> WHAT A DAY FOR A QUINCERA ON CARNIVAL DAY. >> I SUGGEST A TIME WHERE YOU CAN MAKE IT RIGHT AND KIND

PARADES, SO MANY PARTICIPANTS.

IT IS AWESOME. >> TRUE. I LIVED IN MIAMI WHEN SHE DIED.

I got the chance to report on her funeral. It wasn't a funeral like you think. >> Of course. >> IT WAS A PARTY. It was her celebration

MUSIC. AND IT TOOK ALL NIGHT. >> AND IT'S AMAZING AS HER

MUSIC IS POPULAR IN MANY CULTURES. >> I WILL TELL YOU A LITTLE ABOUT HER.

So I met her. SHE COMES THROUGH HERE

STREET, BILL AND SYLVIA THE OWNERS INTRODUCED ME TO HIM BECAUSE I WANTED TO BE HIM

PART OF THE CARNIVAL. Of course we let him perform. AFTER THE DEPARTURE HE SAID: YOU CAN

BACK ME ANYTIME. So I said, Hey, I'd like to place her. He's leaving, no problem. %

ANSWERS THE PHONE. HER ABOUT A WONDERFUL TIME HE

HE WAS AT CARNIVAL AND WANTED TO GIVE YOU A SPECIAL INVITATION. SO I HAVE TO WRITE HER.

HERE. When she left here...

>> WOW. LEGENDARY. >> SHE brought it. >> I AM SURE THAT IS.

THIS IS DANCE MUSIC INSPIRED BY BRAZIL CELEBRATING 16 YEARS

BRAZILIAN CULTURE. THEY HAVE DANCES, PERCUSSION, THEY ALSO HAVE DANCE RETREATS.

>> WITH TROPICAL PATTERNS AND FLOWERS. YOU WILL RECOGNIZE IT.

AND DON'T FORGET THE SIGNATURE PEN AND GLITTER. I can't imagine thousands of hours putting these costumes together.

SO THEY CONFIRM IT TO THIS YOUNG LADY HERE IN THE CENTER OF THE CROWD. BUT They keep the audience excited and happy.

Represents the British, French and American forces established in the 19th century

TRINITY.

>> SO WE HAVE NOW ARRIVED IN THE BRAZILIAN CENTER IN SACRAMENTO. WELCOME TO THE BRAZILIAN CENTER.

They've come a long way. ENCHANTED DRUM LITMES FROM THE RAINFOREST.

I KNOW YOU ARE PROUD TO COME TO DIFFERENT CITIES

WHO IS COMING TO THE MATCH IN CARNIVAL SAN FRANCISCO. >> I REMEMBER ABOUT 20 YEARS AGO WHEN I FOUND THERE

FORMER BRAZILIAN GROUP IN SAN FRANCISCO. They were very excited. They invited me to come there

And of course I had to spend all Sunday, right? BECAUSE YOU DON'T APPEAR

IN ONE HOUR MEETING. >> NO. >> HAVE A SIZE. They have food. AND DRINK. AND IT WAS BEAUTIFUL.

AND THAT WAS THE BEGINNING OF A RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN Sacramento AND HERE IN SAN FRANCISCO.

>> WE NEED NEW BUSINESS CARDS. YOU ARE THE CURATOR OF CULTURE.

NOW YOU HAVE THEM FROM SAN FRANCISCO. WE INVITE THEM TO THE BAY.

THESE DRUMLES MAY NOT BE LIGHTWEIGHT BUT WEAR THEM FOR BLOCKS AND BLOCKS.

That's why we respect it all. WE WILL BE BACK SOON. I like to watch a dance team give a positive IM

A PICTURE FOR THE VIEW. >> ANOTHER ONE WITH HUGE COSTUMES, DANCE.

COLORS ARE LIGHT GREEN AND FUCHSIA. LIGHT GREEN SHOULD REPRESENT HEALTH AND WELLBEING.

AND FUCHSIA MUST BE HAPPY AND FUN.

WE LISTEN TO BRAZILIAN LATIN

POP AND SAMBA REGGAE. >> AND A BOY ON A BICYCLE.

>> SOMEONE ROLLS HERE. >> You know, it's great to see these kids on bikes. >> TRUE.

>> DURING THE PANDEMIC WE GIVE OVER A THOUSAND BIKES TO CHILDREN AND YOUTH.

AND WE STARTED WITH THESE BIKE TOURS. AND I AM IMPRESSED BY THE SKILLS THESE CHILDREN HAVE

THEY ARE BIKES TODAY. I remember we made wheels. That's all we did.

TODAY THE AMAZING TRICKS THEY DO ON THESE BMX BIKES. >> TRUE.

THE BEST THING IS WE TALK ABOUT CHILDREN'S MENTAL HEALTH. THEY WILL LEAVE. they practice.

HOW MANY BIKES ARE WE GIVING AWAY? >> MORE THAN 2,000 THANKS TO GOOD EFFORT

>> THESE ARE THINGS WE'VE HEARED FROM PARENTS. Hey, these kids are closed every day. >> YES.

>> I met a group of children. >> THIS IS ABOUT YOU. YOU ALWAYS HAVE TO DO THINGS

>> THIS MAN DOES THINGS. I don't know if there's any way to get the president,

But if there was a way, you would. >> I THINK YOU WOULD BE A CAMPAIGN MANAGER.

>> EACH COLOR HAS A SYMBOL AND MANY OF THEM ARE SAMBA

OKAY. THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR BACK TO EARTH.

JUST AWESOME. How's your day going? >> 12 YEARS, CARIBBEAN

HERE IN SAN FRANCISCO. TRICIA WILLIAMS LEADS THIS GROUP, HAS DONE A GREAT WORK.

AND IT TAKES A WHOLE YEAR, REQUIRES A LOT OF LOVE AND A LOT

COMMITTED TO GETTING IT SET UP AND GETTING EVERYONE ORGANIZED

>> AND A BUTTERFLY WING. >> AND DESIGN. AND IT IS - IT REALLY IS

ONE OF TRINIDAD'S GREATEST COSTUMES. >> SEE THIS. >> THAT MEANS - YOU CAN

JUST SAY IT'S JUST... NOT BUT SHE DANCES AND MOVES.

>> I DON'T KNOW IF PEOPLE AT HOME HEAR THIS BUT

THE CROWD AT HOME IS CRAZY THIS. >> IT IS REALLY AMAZING. >> THIS IS A TRAINING.

In fact, someone was pulling from the front and pushing from behind. >> NOW YOU KNOW WHAT I WAS TAKING ABOUT IN TRINIDAD.

>> I KNOW. >> I was invited without knowing what I was getting into.

NICE MEETING. >> Bring a towel. >> WHAT TO BRING

TRINIDAD AT THIS MEETING? >> SPACIOUS. THANK YOU ALL FOR WATCHING AND PARTICIPATING WITH US VIA OUR LIVE FEATURES

CARNIVAL IN SAN FRANCISCO 2022. >> THIS IS THEATER. 2009 DEDICATED TO TRADITIONAL

SOUTH AMERICAN DANCE AND MUSIC. THE DIRECTOR HAS PERFORMED IN THE BAY AREA SINCE 2000.

So we are approaching a 22-year teaching tradition.

So, this is the main dance and music group

Indigenous community that LOVES their colorful clothes.

AND THIS IS THE PEOPLE KNOWLEDGE OF THESE YEARS. THERE IS SOME WEST

INSTRUMENTS, AND THERE ARE THOSE RADOME INSTRUMENTS. SO THEY HAVE A COMBINATION OF BOTH.

AND OF COURSE COSTUMES AND TRADITIONAL DANCE. BEAUTIFUL COSTUMES.

A LOT OF THOUGHT WAS PUT INTO THIS

IT MOVES HERE.

I AM SO PROUD WHEN THE REST OF THE WORLD CAN ONLY LOOK AT A STRAIGHT STREET

INTERSECTION AND HOW WE CELEBRATE, LOVE AND EMBRACE DIVERSITY AND CULTURE. But you know we need it. >> YES.

REALLY YES. You talked about it before,

IT WAS A HARD NEWS WEEK. IT WAS A DIFFICULT TIME FOR PEOPLE ALL OVER THE COUNTRY.

THERE WAS MUCH HATE, MANY MINORITY COMMUNITY GOALS RIGHT THIS

REALLY JUST VERY HATE. AND IT'S ONLY... I mean if

IT WOULD BE THE CONVERT. IT WOULD BE SUCH AN EVENT.

APPRECIATION OF A DIFFERENT CULTURE

PRIDE. GUYS, WELCOME BACK TO OUR PARADE REPORT. MANY DANCERS.

THERE IS A DRUM LINE. THESE GUYS PLAY GREAT. >> YES, they are.

AGAIN LOVE THEIR BABY TO BE WITH US. BUTTERFLIES DEFINITELY THEME

MANY SWIMMERS HERE. >> NEW FACE, CULTURAL ARTS W

FOUNDED IN 1994. WONDERFUL INSPIRE,

LISTEN AND DANCE AND THEY HAVE A GREAT THEATER PROGRAM FOR

CHILDREN, YOUTH AND FAMILIES FOR ALMOST 30 YEARS. >> MUSIC VERSIONS OF SAMBA,

NEW ORLEANS SECOND LINE MUSIC AND DANCE. BRAZILIAN INSTRUMENTS HAVE IT ALL HERE.

>> Let's listen to the drum line.

♪ HE SAYS FROM THE BACK OF THEIR VEST

REGENERATION, REGENERATION. AND TODAY IS BIRTHDAY

I CHOREOGRAPHER.

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