Rio de Janeiro
During the four days of the Carnival there are street parades, it has a truck with music and the people dance around it. The parade is an important event and it dedicated to celebrate the Brazilian culture.
The Carnival open at 9 am till midnight.
You can find more information about the Carnival on internet websites like: "Wikipedia", Travel sites and Tourist sites.
The entry is free!!
In Europe the Catholic Christians fasted six weeks before the Easter to show solidarity with the suffering of Jesus. Before the fasting there were celebrations.
In the celebrations were dances and costumes.