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Micaela, for many years, has allured more photographers to take more fotos of her than anyone else we are aware of in the Carnaval San Francisco Parade.

Micaela helps lead the acclaimed Brazilian Dance Troupe AQUARELA whose elite membership includes many of Carnaval San Francisco's most memorable royal reigns from the Royal Competitions for Queen and King of the Carnaval season. This includes AQUARELA founder Maria Sousa and co-directors Silvana Sousa who both hail from the same city of Goianas located near Brazilia the interior capital of Brazil. Visiting this special undiscovered region of Brasil is with Aquarela is possible and the last trip was in January of 2007.

In 2004 Micarla was the Queen of Carnaval San Francisco. She is proud of being a born and raised in Oakland homegirl. Her mother is African-American and her father is Argentinean allowing Micaela a multi-racial and multi-ethnic upbringing which she acknowledges with an e-mail address which begins with "la_negrita." Her close-knit family supported her “free spirit” but also stressed the importance of education for the Cal Berkeley gradulate who continues to explore options in higher education and public education as well as performing and teaching Brazilian dance.

Carnaval 2007 Queen Marina

Carnaval 2007 Queen Marina

26 photos, 2 videos

Micaela

Micaela

29 photos, 1 video