Brazilian Culture

Dates of Significance

  • New Year’s Day (1st of January)

  • Carnival – Carnaval (occurs approximately a week before Ash Wednesday)

  • Good Friday (Varies each year)

  • Easter Sunday (Varies each year)

  • Tiradentes Day (21st of April)

  • Labour Day (1st of May)

  • Festa Junina (Begins around the first week of June and lasts for a month) 

  • Independence Day (7th of September)

  • Our Lady of Aparecida (Patron Saint of Brazil) (12th of October)

  • All Souls Day (2nd of November)

  • Republic Day (15th of November)

  • Christmas Day (25th of December)


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