Brazilian Carnival

By: Juliana Zarate

What is Brazilian Carnival?

Is a festival that is held annually in Spanish speaking countries to begin the celebration of lent.

Who celebrates Carnival?

Spanish Speaking countries celebrate Carnival. Brazil is on of the biggest celebrations for carnival. Since Carnival is a Catholic celebration many Catholics celebrate it.
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Where is Brazilian Carnival celebrated?

The Brazilian Carnival is celebrated in Rio de Janeiro. Rio is known as the Carnival capital of the world because it is so big.

When is Brazilian Carnival celebrated?

Brazilian Carnival is celebrated on the Friday before Ash Wednesday or 51 days before Easter. It ends on Ash Wednesday.

Why is Brazilian Carnival celebrated?

Carnival is celebrated because of lent. This celebration basically says that it is the start of lent, and to start counting down 40 days till Easter. Lent is a Catholic tradition because Jesus fasted for 40 days

How is Brazilian Carnival celebrated?

Brazilian Carnival is celebrated by people having festivals, and performing in front of thousands of people. There is a parade of people and it is also a huge festival.