Carnival in Brazil

Wednesday, Feb 03, 2016 - The Q Apartments' Team

Carnival in Brazil

Carnival in Brazil

The Carnival is one of Brazil’s biggest festivals of the year, with people coming from all four corners of the globe to experience the Brazilian custom. Carnival is celebrated 46 days before the Easter festival in Brazil every year. The origins of the festival are believed to be Roman Catholic in tradition, originating when Brazil was influenced by Europe. At the time, followers of the Roman Catholic Church would indulge in one last day of dance, fun and alcohol before the start of Lent. They would then abstain from alcohol and other sins. During this celebration, people would exchange clothes and participate in wild dancing. This year Carnival is being celebrated in February the hottest month in the Southern Hemisphere.

Carnival in Sao Paulo Brazil

There are carnival celebrations on virtually every corner if Brazil, with the biggest and most famous carnival being held in Rio de Janeiro. The carnival in Sao Paulo comes a close second with hundreds and thousands of visitors heading to the city to experience true Afro-Brazilian culture. The festival gives people of the world a chance to learn about Brazilian culture it sums up their way of thinking and way of life. Sao Paulo’s Carnival is a euphoric event where people dance, sing, party and have an overdose of fun.

What to Expect During Carnival in Sao Paulo

The Carnival lasts for five days, however its main days are Friday and Saturday with the top samba schools competing for the sought-after championship trophy, the winners are declared on Ash Wednesday. The Anhembi Sambadrome is the main focus of Sao Paulo’s Carnival, here over 30,000 spectators are treated to the sights and the sounds of the samba schools. Even people with two left feet can enjoy the show in all its splendor. The Sambadrome isn’t the only place to experience the festival extravaganza with a number of street parades or blocos. Banda do Trem Elétrico and Bantanta are popular blocos that attract a huge crowd of party goers on their parade route. For visitors that would like a quieter choice of Carnival the smaller neighbouring towns of Sao Paulo are calmer and quainter hold smaller level celebrations during the afternoon and evening.
Sao Paulo has a number of restaurants that play host to Carnival Balls including Bar Brahma and Avenida Club and hold parties for all five nights of the festival.
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For Your Accommodation needs in Sao Paulo, look no further then Q's Sao Paulo Serviced Apartments

If you are looking for an ideal base during your holiday to Sao Paulo, look no further then Q Apartments. Q offers a range Sao Paulo serviced apartments for your convenience in Vila Olimipa, Brooklin and Pinheiros.

The Vila Olimpia serviced apartments offer luxury and security in the heart of one of Sao Paulo’s most sought after districts. These serviced apartments come complete with communal swimming pool, BBQ facilities, on-site gymnasium as well as fully equipped kitchen with all the mod cons and LED flat screen TV.

The Brooklin serviced apartments are in another preferred location in Sao Paulo. These apartments offer breathtaking views of the surrounding area, have a communal swimming pool, on site gym, BBQ facilities, fully equipped kitchen with all the mod cons, intercom entry and parking.

The Piheiros serviced apartments are in a very central and desirable location. The apartments come equipped with all the mod cons for your convenience such as LED flat screen TV as well as communal swimming pool and gym, parking and intercom entry. These serviced apartments are perfect for housing in Sao Paulo Brazil

To book your stay with Q Apartments or for more information about Q's Sao Paulo Brazil apartment rentals please click here.


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