February 04, 2008

Brazil in the news: Carnival in Rio

Wherever you are in Brazil this week, it will be impossible to ignore the country's most famous celebration. More than 750 thousand tourists are spending Carnival in Rio de Janeiro this year and hundreds of thousands more are joining the party in cities like Salvador and Recife. Here is a BBC article about this year's samba schools parade. Click on 'watch' under the picture next to the text to watch a related video.

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dvmunca said...

I am crazy about salsa, and I always wanted to learn samba as well, so thank you for sharing this video with us!

Mônica Veado said...

Hi Daniela,
Like you, I'm a big fan of Latin rhythms and it's amazing to see how varied and exciting they are!
Um abraço!