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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