Carnaval SF 2017

Following Carnaval San Francisco’s overarching theme “El Corazón de San Pancho / The Heart of San Francisco” Batalá SF's 2017 carnaval theme w: “Our Hearts Beat in Unity / Nossos Corações Batem em Unidade.”

This theme sums up our mission to build community and breach difference through music and dance. It speaks both to the activist tradition of the Bay Area (Free Speech Movement, Anti-War Movement, Black Panthers, United Farm Workers, etc.) and to its current role as a stalwart community of compassion and justice within an increasingly contentious political terrain.

Carnaval SF 2017, photograph by Stephanie Barajas

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