The carnival in Rio de Janeiro is known worldwide as “the greatest show on Earth”, which necessarily ever have to visit each one!
There are several versions of the origin of the word “carnival” is from the Latin. carne levare, “farewell, meat&” or from the Latin. Carrus Navalis – the chariot-ship, which became one of the symbols of the holiday, becoming a platform for processions.
Brazilian carnival is a bright, exotic, magnificent madness, a holiday that is filled with music, dancing, astounding performances and outlandish costumes. This event, which is unique in its kind, this will not get to see anywhere else on the planet except in Rio.
The first carnival was held in the eighteenth century, in 1723. It is believed that the tradition of carnival was introduced by the Portuguese colonists, who at the time ruled Brazil. Mass street parties, the Portuguese celebrated the local equivalent of carnival, which always occurred on the eve of Great lent. Influenced the present form of the carnival and other European countries, such as France and Italy, which Continue reading