Saturday, December 22, 2012

MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A WONDERFUL NEW YEAR! FELIZ NATAL E MARAVILHOSO ANO NOVO!

WISHING EVERYONE MUCH HAPPINESS, GOOD HEALTH AND PEACE!
THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR VISITING MY BLOG IN 2012.
DESEJO A TODOS MUITAS FELICIDADES, BOA SAÚDE E PAZ!
MUITO OBRIGADA POR SUA VISITA AO MEU BLOG EM 2012.
   

São Paulo.




And the world's not end... E o mundo não se acabou...

Carmen Miranda,(Marco de Canaveses, 9 February 1909 – Los Angeles, 5 August 1955) was a Portuguese-born Brazilian samba singer, dancer, Broadway actress, and film star who was popular in the 1940s and 1950s. After establishing a successful singing and acting career in her native Brazil, Lee Shubert signed Miranda and her band to a contract in 1939. She made her American stage debut in July 1939, and later moved to Hollywood to pursue a film career. Nicknamed "The Brazilian Bombshell", Miranda is noted for her signature fruit hat outfit she wore in the 1943 movie The Gang's All Here. By 1945, she was the highest paid woman in the United States. Miranda made a total of fourteen Hollywood films between 1940 and 1953. Though hailed as a talented performer, her popularity waned by the end of World War II. She later grew to resent the stereotypical "Brazilian Bombshell" image she cultivated and attempted to break free of it with limited success. On 4 August 1955, Miranda unknowingly suffered a mild heart attack while performing during the taping of an episode of The Jimmy Durante Show. She finished the show but died the following morning after suffering a second heart attack.
Carmen Miranda, (Marco de Canaveses, 9 de fevereiro de 1909 — Los Angeles, 5 de agosto de 1955), mais conhecida como Carmen Miranda, foi uma cantora e atriz luso-brasileira. Sua carreira artística transcorreu no Brasil e Estados Unidos entre as décadas de 1930 e 1950. Trabalhou no rádio, no teatro de revista, no cinema e na televisão. Chegou a receber o maior salário até então pago a uma mulher nos Estados Unidos. Seu estilo eclético faz com que seja considerada precursora do tropicalismo, movimento cultural brasileiro surgido no final da década de 1960.

Lyric of the song (sorry, not so good translation)
AND THE WORLD'S NOT END
Announced and guaranteed
That the world was going to end
Because of this my people
Back home began to pray
So said the sun was born
Before dawn
Because of this tonight
There on the hill did not batucada
I believed this bullshit
I thought the world was going to end
And I was trying to say goodbye
And immediately I was trying to take advantage
I kissed his on the lips of those who should not
I grabbed the hand of those who do not know
I danced a samba costume in swimsuit
And so the world's not end
I called a guy who I did not get along
And I forgive his ingratitude
And celebrating the event
I spent with him over quinhentão (much time)
Now I knew the guy walks
Saying something which had not happened
You'll have noise and confusion will have
Because the world's not end


As the video above did not works abroad, I post another of Carmen Miranda. I hope it works! That Night In Rio (1941) - "Chica Chica Boom Chic".

36 comments:

EG CameraGirl said...

Yes, the world did not end. :)

Merry Christmas!

✿ chica said...

É verdade!O mundo não acabou,rsrs beijos, FELIZ NATAL, tudo de bom e que 2013 chegue brilhando! chica

Tabor said...

Happiest of Holidays for you and yours!

OldLady Of The Hills said...

I loved Carmen Miranda...! So Spirited and so very Talented. The Video won't play here in the U.S.---some kind of copywright infringement...BUT, I love that you wrote out the lyrics to the song---Thank You So Much for that, my dear..!
WISHING YOU AND YOURS A VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS, MY DEAR SONIA...!
Sending Big Hugs: ((((((((((HUGS))))))))))

sonia a. mascaro said...

Oh! Naomi... I am sorry that the video did not works on USA. I will google and see if I found another one.
Wishing you, my dear, a Very Merry Christmas too!


Al said...

What a lovely photo. A very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you and your family! I guarantee the world will not end next year no matter what some people predict.

Thérèse said...

A Merry Christmas to you too!
What a beautiful and original Christmas tree!

OldLady Of The Hills said...

YES, my dear...This one works BEAUTIFULLY!!!
Love it! So dear of you to find another song...!

Terry said...

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to you too!
The header is very cute.

georgia little pea said...

The translation is hilarious! "I believed this bullshit" HHAHA. Your tree in Sao Paulo is gorgeous. And I love the picture of the chairs too. You're also having a sunny (hot?) Christmas like me. We lucky people ;) Muitos felicidades, boa saude e paz pra voce e a sua familia tamben, a meu amiga. Ate ano que vem, beijos e abracos forte XXX

Rose ~ from Oz said...

Thank you Sonia, Happy Christmas to you and your family - may you enjoy a truly blessed one.
Beautiful photos!

**Anne** said...

Wishing you a wonderful Christmas too.
Anne xx

altadenahiker said...

Who but you would wish me Merry Christmas with a Carmen Miranda video. Feliz Natal, dear Sonia!

guild-rez said...

Dear Sonia...
Enjoyed your lovely music and post.
May the Christmas season
fill your home with joy,
your heart with love
and your life with laughter.
Wishing you peace, prosperity and health for 2012.
- Gisela.

Rose ~ from Oz said...

Thank you Sonia for your sweet and caring words. I wish we could meet in person one day.
Rose

Luma Rosa said...

Adoro!! No Rio, inaugurou uma casa noturna chamada "Miranda" em homenagem a essa artista maravilhosa que representou tão bem o Brasil lá fora!!
Sonia, venho lhe desejar um abençoado natal, cheio de alegria e afetividade!!
Beijus,

Heloisa said...

Lindo demais, Sonia!
Foto maravilhosa da cidade enfeitada por essa linda árvore.
Feliz Natal para você e família.
Bjs

Brenda said...

Merry Christmas Sonia! Thanks so much for the good wishes, which brought a smile to my face yesterday. Best of holiday wishes to you and your family! :-)

Brenda said...

Merry Christmas Sonia! Thanks so much for the good wishes, which brought a smile to my face yesterday. Best of holiday wishes to you and your family.

kenju said...

Merry Christmas, Sonia!! I remember Carmen from the early days of TV, as well as movies. She was fun to watch!

Shammickite said...

I'm very happy that the world did not end.... but sadly the world did end for some families in the USA last week, and I am so very sad.
I've been a very naughty blogger just recently, what with my internet going horribly wrong and then as soon as it was fixed, the Christmas Variety Show kept me busy and now all the Christmas prep.... however I promise to be better in the future. So Have a Happy Christmas and all the best for 2013!

Ken Mac said...

Merry Christmas SOnia!

Petrea Burchard said...

Merry Christmas and happy new year, Sonia!

Pietro said...

Hello Sonia!
My best wishes for a Happy Christmas and a Joyful new year!

Kimberly Taylor said...

Hi Sonia, Simply amazing...Happy Christmas to you and yours.
Greetings from Saltriver horsemanship community.

Photo Cache said...

Happy Holidays. Have a very productive 2013.

R.Ramakrishnan said...

Thanks Sonia. Wishing you and your family a Merry Christmas and a wonderful & happy New year 2013.

aveloh said...

Sonia,
obrigada pela visita e pelos votos. Também desejo para você e para os seus muita felicidade no ano que chega. Um grande abraço,
Ayde

Paz said...

I love the video! Thank you! Happy New Year 2013!

Beijos,
Paz

-K- said...

Beautiful colors.

Hope you're having a wonderful holiday.

georgia little pea said...

I did not get to wish you a happy new year! Hope you had a lovely one. We are now on the road going home to Sydney after more than 2 weeks away. Time to get serious about plans ;) X

Barb said...

Hope your New Year is going well! Great photo of the festivities.

Ming the Merciless said...

Happy New Year, Sonia.

Georgia Aegerter said...

Sonia querida, fazendo uma pequena pausa nas minhas férias para vir te abracar e te desejar tudo em dobro.

Que o teu ano seja abencoado.

Bjos

Sofia said...

Adorei o post mãe!!
A foto é linda!
E a música é sensacional!!!
FELIZ 2013 TAMBÉM!!!
LOVE U :)
Beijos!

Susan Campisi said...

Well, I am so late but loving the gorgeous São Paulo Christmas tree and Carmen Miranda story and song lyrics just the same. Sad she died so young. The video didn't work for me so I searched for it and found this version instead, a modern rendition:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NCHdEJd30_c

I wish I could speak (and sing in) Portuguese.

Happy New Year to you, sweet Sonia!

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