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Celebrating Easter 2018 in Rio de Janeiro

By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Strongly marked by Christian culture, Brazil is a place where Easter never goes unnoticed. Family gatherings during the Holy Week is a tradition for most people, even for the non-religious. In Rio, Cariocas and expats also love celebrating Easter, especially with a hearty, Portuguese-like Sunday lunch.

Celebrated on the first Sunday after the forty-day lent period that starts on Carnival's Ash Wednesday, Easter

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