PFG Xelaju, In The 2016 38th Annual San Francisco Carnaval Parade

Small banner
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Projección Foklórica Guatemalteca Xelaju's small banner read, "PFG Xelaju."


PFG Xelaju   •  Projección Foklórica Guatemalteca Xelaju   •  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: 13:08:47 Sunday 29 May 2016)   •  (Date Published: Sunday 24 June 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C16_4319
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The Float
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The float had a sign on its back that read, "Xelaju, The scene of blessing for mother Earth." A small band played on the float which provided music for those following it.


PFG Xelaju   •  Projección Foklórica Guatemalteca Xelaju   •  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: 13:09:59 Sunday 29 May 2016)   •  (Date Published: Sunday 24 June 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C16_4322
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Men In Masks
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Men in masks followed the float. Each costume was elaborate and colorful. We leave it as an exercise for the reader to figure out the meaning of each costume.


PFG Xelaju   •  Projección Foklórica Guatemalteca Xelaju   •  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: 13:10:27 Sunday 29 May 2016)   •  (Date Published: Sunday 24 June 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C16_4329
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Women Danced
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The costumed men were followed by traditionally dressed women and children who danced.


PFG Xelaju   •  Projección Foklórica Guatemalteca Xelaju   •  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: 13:10:47 Sunday 29 May 2016)   •  (Date Published: Sunday 24 June 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C16_4338
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Women In Shawls
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The Projección Foklórica Guatemalteca Xelaju contingent ended with women dancing in traditional outfits, accented with shawls.


PFG Xelaju   •  Projección Foklórica Guatemalteca Xelaju   •  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: 13:10:51 Sunday 29 May 2016)   •  (Date Published: Sunday 24 June 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C16_4341
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