Galo da Madrugada
Galo da Madrugada, considered the biggest carnival group in the world, traditionally opens the carnival in Recife.
During all carnival days, the giant rooster, with a height of 28 meters, is parked on the Duarte Coelho Bridge, in the center of Recife, marking its presence in the city, as a symbol of the festivities and the cultural identity of Pernambuco.
For 2020, plastic artist Leopoldo Nóbrega envisioned that the rooster should be present not only during the day, but also at night, lighting up the party. And so came the idea of interspersing LED plates in its delicate and handmade plumage and covering the rooster's tail and collar with an LED curtain, in a manual work.
2020 rooster is considered by many to be the most beautiful rooster of all time.
Recife, Carnaval de 2020
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