Brazil

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English: Welcome to our online education for Brazil!

Portuguese: Bem-vindo à nossa educação on-line para o Brasil!

What’s the Difference Between Carnival and Mardi Gras?

With the Lent Season approaching, king cake, beads, and masks keep popping up in grocery stores, party stores, and on TV announcing the arrival of a PARTY!- you might be confused with the party in Brazil versus New Orleans.  Outlined below are the key  the difference in Carnival and Mardi […]

Carnival and Carnival Masks

Carnival started as a Catholic holiday. The Friday before Ash Wednesday begins the Carnival and ends at noon on Ash Wednesday.  Ash Wednesday then begins Lent. As a custom, generally, meat is not eaten. As the word Carnaval’ comes from the Latin expression ‘carne vale’ which translates as ‘farewell to the meat’. […]