Brazilian Post recognizes the importance of Kalunga community with a new stamp issue

September 16th, 2014

According to information got by Brazil Post is to issue a set of two stamps recognizing the importance of the Kalungas. The Brazilian Post pays homage to the main cultural aspects of the community, as well as the municipality of Cavalcante, known for its natural beauty and tourist importance. The issue is to be released on the 27th of September.

The first stamp focuses on the Waterfall of Santa Barbara, ecological/tourist spot of the region of Cavalcante, and the second - on a group representing the Kalunga community. The couple is dancing to Sussa, a traditional dance born from African traditions. In the middle, a man is playing the viola and, next to him, an elderly woman embraces a child.

The scene is surrounded by flowers that adorn the waterfall and the community, representing the local culture, where feasts, colors and flowers have a social role of fraternization, joy and traditions conservation. The technique used was computer graphics and photography.

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