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The history of the Brazilian carnival

Brazilian carnival resembles a riot of colors and the most forbidden dance Samba. Enter the world of the most favorite festival of Brazil.

The Bahian superstar Carlinhos brown says, “We play, not for money, but to celebrate happiness. Our carnival – street carnival. It is for everyone, not just for those with money.” Carnival is one of the most famous festivals of Brazil. The carnival culture of Brazil spilled out of her boundaries and took the world by storm.

History

Carnival has roots from the ancient Greek spring festival honoring Dionysus, the God of wine. The Romans adopted the festival, which later, of the Roman Catholic Church changed to suit her own religious needs. Brazilian Carnival is an annual festival celebrated for four days, preceding the Day of repentance. It has a religious flavor, as it marks the beginning days of fasting(participation in the hunger strike) ‘lent’. Carnival literally means to remove the meat, an important observance, which will be accompanied during lent, practicing repentance, to honor the death and resurrection of Christ. Carnival is celebrated in various(other) scales all over Brazil. A lot of time and effort involved in preparing it. Every place has its own distinct(distinct) style. Among the many interesting aspects of the Carnival King Continue reading

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