Carnival in Brazil is one of the most important festivals of the year, as well as the best-known Brazilian celebrations in the world, attracting millions of people to the streets of several cities throughout the country. But not every part of Brazil celebrates carnival the same way, in fact each region has its own particular music, dance and parties.
In Brazil, several cultures (or cultural traits) coexist and are collectively understood as “brazilianness,” yet they can be—and often are—very different from one another. From Rio de Janeiro’s samba, frevo in Recife and Olinda to Bumba Meu Boi in São Luis, Brazil has a lot to offer in terms of carnival. Each different city with its peculiarities, attractions, traditional food and history.
Full article at Remezcla’s website. Date of publication: 25/02/2020.