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Facts About the Carnival in brazil

7 interesting facts about Carnival in Brazil  June 7, 2021 – 02:52 pm

Every year Brazil’s carnival grabs attention from all all the other countries. This colorful festivity full of happiness, fun and costumes is one of our best postcard’s and we are very proud tons of tourists for this event every year.

Check it out some interesting facts about our carnival:

1- Rio’s Carnival is registered on the Guiness Book as the biggest carnival in the world.

2- It is not a secret that Brazilian people love beer but during the carnival this love is even bigger: 10 million liters of beer are consumed every year in Salvador only during the event.

3- The carnival in Brazil is always held 40 days before Easter.

4- There are more than 2 million people on the streets every day during the carnival in Rio.

5- Although that Carnival is Brazil’s most important festival the biggest celebrations are held in Sao Paulo, Salvador, Recife, Olinda and Manaus.

6- One of the greatest things about Carnival is that those taking part in the Samba Parade are often from the local communities such as the favelas (slums). They practice and make their costumes and floats all year. Each area has their own samba school and they compete against their local rivals in the carnival.

7- Held in the Sambodromo, the schools are judged on their elaborate floats, costumes, dancing and music. This is a very important competition and some schools spent over 4 million dollars on outfits and preparations.

Source: brazilianexperience.com

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