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  • The festivals in brazil By: Nicole Benavides
  • Concept Examples of festivals photos Other festivals
  • the festivals are colorful and beautiful and attract a great number of people including visitors from around the world. Each festival has meaning for the people of Brazil. where as others have special spiritual or religious significance, Each is unique and interesting
  • Círio De Nazaré: Cirio de Nazare is an annual Catholic festival that honors the Virgin of Nazareth. Nearly two million people travel to Belem to participate in this event on the second Sunday in October. This festival is known around the world as one of the largest and most popular Catholic festivals in the world and in the country of Brazil. The festival honors the person called Virgem de Nazare - legend says she saved the life of a nobleman who had fallen from his horse and that another time she saved a hunter's life as well. The people of Portugal adored her, or her legend, and came up with this festival in her honor.
  • Carnival Rio - one of the most secular festivals in Brazil: The festival, Carnival Rio, is attended by a few million people each year in Rio de Janeiro. It's one of the most secular festivals in Brazil. It takes place during the 5 days leading up to Ash Wednesday. There's dancing, music, amazing floats, food, and drink not only in the city of Rio, but throughout the country. Dance the Samba, listen to all kinds of Brazilian music, and enjoy the seemingly neverending sights and sounds that is the Carnival. The days spent celebrating this festival are considered national holidays throughout Brazil.
  • Christmas of Light or Natal Luz This November festival is the largest Christmas festival celebrated in Brazil. It takes place in Gramado in Rio Grande do Sul. Attractions include a musical dramatization of the Nativity story, otherwise called Nativitaten. You'll also enjoy traditional food and drink, lights everywhere, a parade during the evening hours, tree lighting event, and a beautiful Christmas village. Back in 1986, Eleazar de Carvalho, one of the most popular and talented Brazilian conductors of the symphony, conducted an amazing Christmas concert in Gramado. Since then, thousands of Brazilians come from around the country to enjoy festival. One interesting aspect of this Christmas festival is that the decorations used for it are created from recycled soda bottles that school children collect throughout the year!
  • Festa de Iemanjá Festa de Sao Benedito or Festival of St. Benedict Dia das Criancas Festa da Lapinha ou de Reis