Text and Music: Jayme Ovalle
Estrella brilhante lá do alto mar,
Estrella brilhante lá do alto mar.
Olha makumbêbê, olha makumbábá,
Olha makumbêbê, olha makumbábá.*
*Makumbêbê and Makumbábá are words derived from Makumba, a religious ceremony imported from Africa by slaves.
Sung in Portuguese
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