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    The Champions of Rio Carnival

    Human Slinky

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    US Citizen former Romanian athlete Veniamin Oprea incorporates an accordion "Human Slinky" and excites the audience who was the Marquis of Sapucaí with acrobatics 'abrasileiradas'
    Rio - A former Romanian gymnast Veniamin Oprea was the human spring "Human Slinky" which led to Sapucaí wild when the Unidos da Tijuca entered the avenue, early yesterday morning. Made up of 15 dancers, the committee heads with bellows that came to life and imported performance of the athlete, as bellows multicolored loomed, strutted and curled, pulled cries of 'champion is' already in Sector 1.
    The idea of ​​the commission came from the performance of the Romanian Veniamin, seen by carnival Paulo Barros on the Internet. The spring of the former gymnast turned the accordion that comes to life, reminding Luiz Gonzaga and his instrument. "I've done shows and performances in many countries around the world. But this was the first time in Brazil. I am impressed with the energy of people. It's very cool to see how the public participates and vibrates, "said the former gymnast, who lives in Orlando (USA).
    The training was at a distance. "We test-Orlando River, sending and receiving videos," says Priscilla Mota, choreographer of the committee with her husband, Roger Negri. The artist taught his movements and learned the story of Luiz Gonzaga. "We had the Brazilianize Veniamin," she jokes.
    The bellows were open and danced. At the end of paragraph, character and Maria Bonita Lantern, where they opened the door came a bellow - the spring of the accordion - which rolled across the floor and did stunts. "In addition to using the song 'Young Life' as a reference, as if they wanted to make the accordion came to life carnival to jump and leave," said Priscilla.
    Veniamin taught how to move into the spring. "Within the garment, there is no way to see and hear well. That structure, he melds contortion and illusion, making it appear that he has more than two meters, "says Priscilla.