Today we will describe the beauty of Alessandra Mattos
- Muse of the Brazilian Carnival & Queen of Drums for Estácio de Sá Samba-School:
Muse Alessandra Mattos
is 31 years old and since her adolescence, dream in participating of the Brazilian carnival parades in Rio do Janeiro. She would watch the carnival parades through TV as her parents would travel to the beaches for vacations. She then had a chance to parade for with a true samba-school called Estácio de Sá, a very traditional samba-school in Rio when she was 14 years. It was a dream come true which she longed for. She started then to participate in all of the samba rehearsals
at Estácio de Sá Samba School and never stopped to parade again. After intense samba dance training, she was finally invited to become Estácio´s de Sá Queen of Drums in 2005, ( Rainha de Bateria ), a very competitive post at the Brazilian Carnival which she holds for 5 years.
Below, Alessandra fotos Mattos in Rio´s Carnival Spirit in 2009!
Alessandra Mattos also parades
for another major samba-school in São Paulo called Águias de Ouro, and in 2009, she was also invited to become the Muse for Unidos da Tijuca Samba-School
of Rio de Janeiro.
Alessandra works out twice a week with weights, but believes she has a genetic gift for her built. The Brazilian Beauty also goes through regular massage sessions and other cosmetic procedures to maintain the healthy look, specially during carnival. She also avoids eating anykind of fried food. When asked about the part of the body men look more, she admits is her thighs and legs. She considers the legendary Luma de Oliveira ( Queen of Drums of Portela in 2009) , one of the most influential and charismatic Drum Queens ever in Brazil. Alessandra Mattos
considers the "A Dança da Lua", from Estácio de Sá 1993, one of the most energetic Samba-Parade theme songs ever performed at Brazil´s carnival.
Above, fotos Alessandra, the Brazilian Queen of Drums for Estacio practices her Samba routine!
The astonishing Carnival Muse Alessandra MAttos
became an instant hit at the You Tube in 2008, when she posted a video explaining the make-up preparation process before parading. Click here to see this marvelous video. The Queen for Estácio de Sá is also a perfect example that Carnival in Brazil goes together with family. She is a mother of three, Lucas 14, Mateus 8, and Natasha of 6 years old, and told us her kids are already demonstrating interests in Samba dancing. Finally, Alessandra is always participating in charity programs, directed to cancer prevention. Good luck Alessandra in 2010 Carnival´s Parade!
Fotos Alessandra: Carnival Inspiration for posing below:
So if you want to meet Alessandra one day, try going to Estacio Samba-rehearsals