Thames festival

Thames Festival Night Parade

The annual Thames Festival, this one was bigger than ever as it coincided with the closing of the Paralympics and celebrated that the next Olympics are to be held in Rio in 2016.

We wore our new lights, specially made for us by SameSky and they looked amazing.

Thames Festival Night Parade ... watch from 5:40

Here we are again at 4:54

Thames Festival 2011

Thames festival seems to get bigger every year with more and more groups joining in the night carnival. This years event started in reverse with a rather quiet start due to the residential nature of the area, but culminated in massive crowds over Blackfriars Bridge and along the Embankment, followed by the usual massive firework display launched from Barges on the Thames. This was our first UK outing for our Baiana dresses and the new flag bearer costumes, and what a great sight it was.

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Bloco Fogo at Thames Festival 2011