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The rainbow and the snake, representing fortune, time and transformation, Oxumaré is a deity from the Candomblé tradition, paying homage to our ancient African ancestors.

Standing at an impressive 4 meters tall, Oxumaré (oh-shoo-mar-ay) is an elegant, shimmering being and all the colours of the rainbow. Oxumaré will captivate audiences as well as representing and paying homage to our ancient African ancestors.

Performers required

1 puppet operator
1 spotter

Theme of product / most suitable for

  • Carnival
  • Day time show
  • Evening illuminated
  • Child/family friendly
  • Community events
  • Corporate events
  • Parades
  • Parties
  • Outdoor
  • Indoor (high ceilings needed)
  • Festivals

Technical requirements

1 vehicle

Dressing area or safe-set up/storage area

Notice period for booking

4 weeks notice required
Last minute bookings are sometimes available

Performance duration

Multiple sets of up to 30 minutes each

Extras & Ideas

Combine with our ‘Journey of the Orixás’ drummers and dancers (A 15-30 piece performance group).
Combine with other large puppets for an impressive section in a parade or event

Combine with any of our performance outfits


Puppet – Iola Weir

Find out more about Oxumaré | Call 0161 870 6895 | Email [email protected]

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