Major part of the Brazilian Culture, and
often known as “The Biggest Party on
Earth”, Carnaval has roots in the
Some believe it started in the 12th
century in Rome, marking the
beginning of the period of Lent (40 days
The followers of the Roman Catholic
Church would indulge in last day of
dance, fun and alcohol , just before the
start of the Lent.
The Italians changed the Latin name carnem-levare to
Carnavale. The famous Carnavale di Venezia began in
the 15th century and the festival spread to France, Spain
and all the way to Brazil where is called Carnaval.
Carnaval in Brazil is a week long celebration that
happen throughout the country, but every city has
its own way of celebrating it.
The major and most spectacular parades happen