Rio Carnival

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A float in the 2014 carnival

The Carnival in Rio de Janeiro (Portuguese: Carnaval do Rio de Janeiro) is a festival held every year before Lent and thought to be the biggest carnival in the world with two million people per day on the streets. The first Carnival festival in Rio was in 1723.[1][2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Hughes, Amani (February 22, 2019). "Rio Carnival 2019: How to attend Rio Carnival – do you need tickets?". Retrieved February 28, 2019.
  2. Duhig, H. (2018). Cultural Contributions from Latin America: Tortillas, Color TV, and More. Great Cultures, Great Ideas. Rosen Publishing Group. p. 20. ISBN 978-1-5383-3829-2. Retrieved February 28, 2019.

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