Comparsa Colombiana La Cumbiamba, In The 2016 38th Annual San Francisco Carnaval Parade

Sagging Banner
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The banner for Comparsa Colombiana La Cumbiamba sagged as it approached that morning.


Comparsa Colombiana La Cumbiamba   •  In The 2016 38th Annual San Francisco Carnaval Parade external link   •  This year's theme: Viva La Madre Tierra   •  24th Street near South Van Ness   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Date Photographed: 11:18:56 Sunday 29 May 2016)   •  (Date Published: Wednesday 3 August 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C16_2922
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Band Played On Float
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A large band played on the float which followed the banner. Some of the band just played while others played and sang.


Comparsa Colombiana La Cumbiamba   •  In The 2016 38th Annual San Francisco Carnaval Parade external link   •  This year's theme: Viva La Madre Tierra   •  24th Street near South Van Ness   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Date Photographed: 11:10:26 Sunday 29 May 2016)   •  (Date Published: Wednesday 3 August 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C16_2926
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Drums Too
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The band also included drums and other instruments that created a loud rhythm.


Comparsa Colombiana La Cumbiamba   •  In The 2016 38th Annual San Francisco Carnaval Parade external link   •  This year's theme: Viva La Madre Tierra   •  24th Street near South Van Ness   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Date Photographed: 11:20:40 Sunday 29 May 2016)   •  (Date Published: Wednesday 3 August 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C16_2930
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Tiger Man
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A man, dress as a stylized tiger, lead the dancers as the contingent moved along the street.


Comparsa Colombiana La Cumbiamba   •  In The 2016 38th Annual San Francisco Carnaval Parade external link   •  This year's theme: Viva La Madre Tierra   •  24th Street near South Van Ness   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Date Photographed: 11:20:45 Sunday 29 May 2016)   •  (Date Published: Wednesday 3 August 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C16_2932
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Played Guitar
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A man who played an electric guitar also sang on the float.


Comparsa Colombiana La Cumbiamba   •  In The 2016 38th Annual San Francisco Carnaval Parade external link   •  This year's theme: Viva La Madre Tierra   •  24th Street near South Van Ness   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Date Photographed: 11:20:54 Sunday 29 May 2016)   •  (Date Published: Wednesday 3 August 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C16_2934
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Woman Danced
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A woman danced at the back of the float. She was decked out in an elaborate costume.


Comparsa Colombiana La Cumbiamba   •  In The 2016 38th Annual San Francisco Carnaval Parade external link   •  This year's theme: Viva La Madre Tierra   •  24th Street near South Van Ness   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Date Photographed: 11:21:20 Sunday 29 May 2016)   •  (Date Published: Wednesday 3 August 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C16_2939
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Line Of Women Danced
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Two lines of women danced away from each other and outward toward the audience on the sidewalks.


Comparsa Colombiana La Cumbiamba   •  In The 2016 38th Annual San Francisco Carnaval Parade external link   •  This year's theme: Viva La Madre Tierra   •  24th Street near South Van Ness   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Date Photographed: 11:21:26 Sunday 29 May 2016)   •  (Date Published: Wednesday 3 August 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C16_2945
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Returned To Center
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After visiting the audience, the two lines of women returned to face each other in the center of the road.


Comparsa Colombiana La Cumbiamba   •  In The 2016 38th Annual San Francisco Carnaval Parade external link   •  This year's theme: Viva La Madre Tierra   •  24th Street near South Van Ness   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Date Photographed: 11:21:34 Sunday 29 May 2016)   •  (Date Published: Wednesday 3 August 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C16_2951
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Man In Whiteface
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A man wearing clown white on his face (with rosy cheeks) led the dancers along the street.


Comparsa Colombiana La Cumbiamba   •  In The 2016 38th Annual San Francisco Carnaval Parade external link   •  This year's theme: Viva La Madre Tierra   •  24th Street near South Van Ness   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Date Photographed: 11:21:54 Sunday 29 May 2016)   •  (Date Published: Wednesday 3 August 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C16_2958
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Utilized Skirts
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The dancers utilized skirts with great effect as they walked along the street.


Comparsa Colombiana La Cumbiamba   •  In The 2016 38th Annual San Francisco Carnaval Parade external link   •  This year's theme: Viva La Madre Tierra   •  24th Street near South Van Ness   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Date Photographed: 11:22:26 Sunday 29 May 2016)   •  (Date Published: Wednesday 3 August 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C16_2965
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Coordinated Colors
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The design on the blouse part of the costume matched exactly the material used to construct the skirt.


Comparsa Colombiana La Cumbiamba   •  In The 2016 38th Annual San Francisco Carnaval Parade external link   •  This year's theme: Viva La Madre Tierra   •  24th Street near South Van Ness   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Date Photographed: 11:22:52 Sunday 29 May 2016)   •  (Date Published: Wednesday 3 August 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C16_2975
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Other Colors Followed
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Women dressed in elaborate dresses of different colors followed the dancers. Here, red led blue.


Comparsa Colombiana La Cumbiamba   •  In The 2016 38th Annual San Francisco Carnaval Parade external link   •  This year's theme: Viva La Madre Tierra   •  24th Street near South Van Ness   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Date Photographed: 11:23:38 Sunday 29 May 2016)   •  (Date Published: Wednesday 3 August 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C16_2992
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Men Danced Too
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Men also danced as part of this group. The men used hats as props while dancing.


Comparsa Colombiana La Cumbiamba   •  In The 2016 38th Annual San Francisco Carnaval Parade external link   •  This year's theme: Viva La Madre Tierra   •  24th Street near South Van Ness   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Date Photographed: 11:23:52 Sunday 29 May 2016)   •  (Date Published: Wednesday 3 August 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C16_2997
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