Festa do Interior (English translation)

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English translation

Countryside Party

Like sparks
Or the thin points of needles
The stars shine
On Saint John's day...
 
The frills1,
Xotes2 and xaxados3
Hold the tips
Of my heart...
 
Bombs in the magic-war
There was no one killing
There was no one dying...
 
In the trenches
Of joy
What exploded
Was love...(2x)
 
Like sparks
Or thin points of needles
The stars shine
On Saint John's day...
 
The frills,
Xotes and xaxados
Hold the tips
Of my heart...
 
Bombs in the magic-war
There was no one killing
There was no one dying...
 
In the trenches
Of joy
What exploded
Was love...(2x)
 
The burning bonfire
Warmed me
Throughout my life
It was an eternal night
Always as if it's the first
Countryside party4...(2x)
 
Like sparks
Or thin points of needles
The stars shine
On Saint John's day...
 
The frills,
Xotes and xaxados
Hold the tips
Of my heart...
 
Bombs in the magic-war
There was no one killing
There was no one dying...
 
In the trenches
Of joy
What exploded
Was love...(2x)
 
The burning bonfire
Warmed me
Throughout my life
It was an eternal night
As if it's always the first
Countryside party...(2x)
 
  • 1. It referes to the frills of women's costumes of Saint John's party.
  • 2. Xote is a brazilian music genre derived from Schottische. It's popular in north-eastern of the country and commonly played at Festa Junina (June Festival) which celebrates the Saint John's day.
  • 3. Xaxado is a dance.
  • 4. It is about June Festival which was primarily practiced by rural farmers and it stills celebrating rural life and feature typical clothing, food, dance.
Submitted by dmls on Fri, 20/07/2018 - 18:31
Added in reply to request by sunkanmi.slasher
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