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The History of the Brazilian “Carnaval” Celebration

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.