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Rio Carnival

Rio Carnival

Brazil's tradition of throwing wild carnivals early in the year (usually in February or March) is one that was imported along with the colonial Portuguese, adopted and streamlined into today's world-famous Brazilian event of the year. Carnaval stems from a Catholic Church spring thanksgiving celebration dating from the Middle Ages in Europe. Carnival is always held four or five days before Ash Wednesday and marks the beginning of Lent. When the fun-loving Portuguese colonised Brazil they inst
Event Date: 18 - 21 February 2012
Event Time: 9pm to 7am
Venue: Samba Parade: Sambadrome. Street carnival takes place in different neighbourhoods

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