Parintins is a municipality situated in the far east of Amazonas state, Brazil. Parintins is part of a microregion of the same name. In 2005 the municipality's population was 109,150. Its area is 5,952 km² (2,298 ml2). Parintins is located on Tupinambarana island in Amazon River. It is known for the popular 'Boi Bumba' folklore festival held each June. Parintins was also the site of experimental deployment of WiMAX in late 2006, sponsored by Intel. Parintins is served by Julio Belem Airport.
Parintins, just like nearly all Brazilian municipalities, was initially inhabited by indigenous peoples. The discovery of Parintins occurred in 1749. Then, going down Amazon River, the exploiter Jose Goncalves da Fonseca, noticed an isle which excelled the other located to the river's right by extension. Foundation of the town was held in 1796, by Jose Pedro Cordovil. He came with his aggregates and slaves to concentrate on agriculture and fishing arapaima, calling Tupinambarana. Queen Maria I gave Cordovil the island as a gift.
The Parintins community can trace its history back through a couple of centuries and still celebrates its traditional Indian culture. On their shore visit, cruise passengers will be entertained at special recreation of the annual 'Boi Bumba' festival, which features unique traditional music and some spectacular costumes.
Highlights: Boi Bumba Festival, Tupinambarana Island
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Port Parintins cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Parintins, Brazil Amazon. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
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23 January, 2017