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The History of the Brazilian “Carnaval” Celebration

February 24, 2017 - 1:47 pm

Brazilian Carnaval is known for it’s elaborate parades of dancers dressed in feathers and rhinestones, as well as for it’s distinct music sounds. Local Afro-Brazilian music artist, Eduardo Mendonca talks with KBCS’s Yuko Kodama about the social history of the festivities.