Carnival celebrations in Brazil make headlines every year, normally accompanied by photos of samba school muses wearing little more than gems and feathers. But according to anthropologist Mirian Goldenberg, a professor at Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, this superficial coverage reinforces stereotypes about Brazilian women both inside and outside of the country. The image that foreigners see of Brazilians is a very exposed body, almost nude, principally at Carnival. Brazil first gained international notoriety back in with the Miss Universe beauty pageant. Martha Rocha photo , the reigning Miss Brazil at the time, lost the Miss Universes title for having hips two inches larger than the contest permitted. This cultural idealization of a rounder bottom carried through to the midth century when it became a pop culture discussion topic. Miss Bumbum selects one representative from each Brazilian state to compete against each other for online votes of their admirers. Competition is so fierce that in , a handful of candidates were punished for using robots to skew the results. Even in beach cities like Rio, where the pressure to look good in unforgiving and often minimal clothing runs high, women will still flaunt body shapes far more diverse than the ideals marketed to them by the beauty and plastic surgery industry.
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Bottoms as large as Kim Kardashian 's are not allowed in this year's Miss Bumbum contest as Brazil 's most popular beauty pageant seeks a more 'classic and elegant' tone, organisers reveal. In an exclusive sneak preview of 18 of the 27 contestants after their first photo shoot together - MailOnline saw surprisingly conservative black full-body swimsuits 'reminiscent of Brazilian women's beachwear in the s'. The world famous contest, now in its sixth year, kicks off in August, with one wannabee model representing each Brazilian state. The big prize: Twenty-seven women including a medical student, flower shop owner and chef are ready to compete for the coveted title of Miss BumBum Pictured: Contestant Itala Bruna. In shape: Shirking the belief that bigger is better, new rules dictate that the women's derrieres must be no bigger than cm 42in in diameter.
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