Thursday, March 03, 2011


In light of Mardi Gras I thought I would do some research to see if Latin American countries have carnivals. I learned that carnivals used to be banned and Brazilian citizens rioted until the government saw them as a form of cultural expression. Today they are known as blocks where groups dress up in costumes that have certain themes.

Here is a link to carnivals in taking place this year:

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