The biggest party in the world? What is Carnival in Rio de Janeiro and how did it come about?

Brazilian Carnival takes place in all cities of the country, but the Carnival of Rio de Janeiro is the most famous because it is the most broadcast worldwide and has the most visitors. Although the Sambódromo Carioca has a capacity of 90,000 people, up to 5 million people celebrate in the streets.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - When the Carnival season begins, the streets of Brazil are full of color, festivities, and samba. As one of the essential elements of Brazilian culture, no city in the South American country does not have its parade. From the Brazilian soap operas of Rede Globo to The Simpsons, Brazilian Carnival has been covered, but Rio de Janeiro's Carnival stands out the most for its visibility.

The Sambadrome and the streets are all about the music of the recently deceased Elsa Soares, samba schools promoting the festival, floats featuring Afro-Latin religions, and coverage of the . . .

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