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December - Reveillon (New Year's Eve), Brazil

BRAZIL | Thursday, 25 Nov 2010 | Views [4260] | Video

Location: Copacabana beach, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Dates: 31 December Level of Participation: 5 – party with the beautiful people Description: The second best way to see in the New Year is to ... Read more >

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Inside World Festivals: Carnival in Rio

BRAZIL | Friday, 30 Apr 2010 | Views [3926]

Rio de Janiero: "Whole Planet Carnival" Easily one of the most celebrated and exhilarating events worldwide is the Rio Carnival, in Rio de Janeiro.   Occurring each year, 40 days before Easter, hundreds of thousands of people ... Read more >

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October - Cirio de Nazare, Brazil

BRAZIL | Thursday, 17 Sep 2009 | Views [5617] | Video

Location: Praça Justo Chermont, Belém, Brazil Dates: Second weekend in October Level of Participation: 3 – join the human surge to the basilica Description: The largest festival on the River ... Read more >

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August - Bumba Meu Boi, Brazil

BRAZIL | Thursday, 16 Jul 2009 | Views [2052] | Video

Location: São Luís, Maranhão, Brazil Dates: Late June to the second week of August Level of Participation: 3 – heckle the farmer Description: The second week in August is your last chance to ... Read more >

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February, Rio De Janeiro Carnaval, Brazil

BRAZIL | Friday, 16 Jan 2009 | Views [4260] | Video

Dates: Mardi Gras is French for ‘Fat Tuesday’, and while the day is known for its unbridled anarchy, it takes sobriety to calculate the date of this party. Ash Wednesday (the beginning of Lent) is 40 days before Easter (excluding Sundays) and Fat ... Read more >

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