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Rio Carnival 2013

| August 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

 Rio Carnival 2013  When it happens: February or March(9th  to 12th February 2013)  Where it happens: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil History: The Rio Carnival 2013 had its beginnings in 1723 when Portuguese immigrants introduced the “Entrudo” where people got out on the streets and soaked each other with water and mud in fair play. These [...]

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Bumba Meu Boi

| July 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

Bumba Meu Boi When: Last weekend of June or first weekend of July Where: Amazonas, Brazil History: Parintins is a medium-sized river town that was popular among migrants in the 1900s for its booming rubber industry. The Bumba Meu Boi is based on a folk lore brought about by these migrants (presumably Christians). According to [...]

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