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Maypole vol. 1

May in Bluefields is a month full of celebration. On the 30th of May all the neighborhoods come together and compete in Carnival with their Dance groups, Marching bands, and Beauty Queens. This s the first of four clips that covered the winning group from 2007

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Maypole vol. 2

Maypole vol. 2

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Maypole vol. 3

Maypole vol. 3

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Maypole vol. 4

Maypole vol. 4

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