Brazil is considered to be the country of carnivals, in many of its cities are held their own carnivals, but one of the most famous in the world and the most spectacular, it is, of course, the carnival in Rio de Janeiro.
This grand event takes place in the month of February, and how exactly, we learn from this article.
The Brazilian Carnival (Carnaval do Brasil) is an annual festival held in many cities in Brazil 40 days before Easter, marking the beginning of Lent. During Lent, Roman Catholics refrain from any bodily pleasures. That is why the Brazilian carnival, as an act of parting with pleasure, takes place on the eve of fasting. Continue reading