"Folguedo" is a term used in Brazilian culture to describe traditional dances, music, and theatrical performances that are associated with various festivals and celebrations across the country. These folk performances are often colorful and lively, with participants wearing elaborate costumes and masks.
Folguedos can be found in various regions of Brazil, and they often reflect the cultural and historical influences of the local communities. For example, in the northeast region of Brazil, there are various folguedos associated with the popular annual carnival celebration, such as the frevo and maracatu. In the Amazon region, the Boi-Bumbá folguedo is a popular dance and theatrical performance that tells the story of the resurrection of a bull.