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Learn about brazilian holidays and culture analysis. Brazilians like to celebrate life and there are a lot of official and unofficial holidays.

Learn about Music, Costumes, Extravagance and the Spirit of Brazilian Carnival The anthropologist and journalist Haroldo Costa states in the introduction of his book 100 years of Carnival in Rio de Janeiro: "The Carioca carnival is one of the most legitimate expressions of the Brazilian way of being. So much so that, escaping from the geographic sphere of our city, its transformation...
Mother's Day Origin In fact, Mother's Day does not have a commercial origin. From ancient Greece, there were celebrations at the entrance of spring in honor of Reia, mother of Zeus and considered the matriarch of all the gods. From the Old Age there are reports of rituals and festivals around maternal mythological figures and phenomena such as fertility. In...
Have you ever heard that Brazilians are always late? Well, with the Brazilian spirit in mind, enjoy this late Thanksgiving post. In Brazil we don't necessarily celebrate a Thanksgiving holiday as it is understood by those who treasure the holiday in the North. Brazilians do have a harvest festival though, it is called festa Junina. This celebration happens in...
When is Indigenous Day? The Brazilian Indigenous Day is celebrated annually on April 19.This important date serves to remind and reinforce the identity of the Brazilian and American Indian people in the current history and culture. Before the arrival of the first Europeans on American soil, all the countries that form this continent were largely populated by important indigenous nations. Unfortunately,...

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