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Rio Carnival Costumes

The 2010 Rio Samba Carnival is Fast Approaching, Have you looked for your Rio Carnival Costumes? Are you attending the breath-taking, marvelous and historical Rio Carnival Parade in Rio de Janeiro in 2010? Rio Samba Carnival costumes must be ordered well in advance of the 2010 Rio Samba Carnival Parade as well as the carnival tickets. Have you thought about getting your Rio Carnival costumes yet? To experience that great fun, you will need to start looking, and what better place to start looking for your Rio Carnival costume than the Internet. Simply search for “Rio Carnival Costumes” and you will be provided with a list of possible sources for your costume. Once you have decided where you will purchase your Rio Carnival costume from, you will need to decide exactly what you want to wear and how much you are capable of spending. Rio Carnival costumes can be very expensive, but are very beautiful at the same time. The carnival costumes are an intricate display of glitter a ...

Rio Carnival Best Places, Must See Events

The 2010 Rio Carnival is fast approaching which means you need to decide where you are going to stay, what you are going to do, and what you need to expect. This year, the Rio Carnival is February 13-17, 2010. You will definitely need to do some research and there are hundreds of web sites with available information regarding the 2010 Rio Carnival on the Internet. You will find a list of hotels in Rio and events pertaining to the Rio Carnival on these websites. Although the Rio Carnival is celebrated throughout Brazil and many other Catholic Countries, Rio de Janeiro is really at the heart of the Rio Carnival Celebration. Once you have decided if you will be staying in the heart of the Rio Carnival, Rio de Janeiro, then you should search this place in the lists found on the websites. Look at the events and then look at the hotels that are near to them. This way you can decide where you would like to stay. Rio carnival must see events. The Samba Parade is the Rio Carnival’ s mai ...

Rio de Janeiro Carnival

Held prior to Lent each year, the festival is a great fun and an extravaganza of color and festivities to which many thousands of people flock each and every year. The make-up of the carnival is quite extraordinary, with luxury balls and galas being held across the city and many carnival festivities taking place in the Sambadrome in downtown Rio de Janeiro. With influences from African dance and the roots of carnivals in Roman mythology, the mix of cultures on display at the Rio de Janeiro carnival is extraordinary and is certainly a sight to behold for everyone who is involved with it. The Rio de Janeiro Carnival celebration dates back to 1723 when it started out as a pre-Lent festival – much like many carnivals around the world. Carnivals were initially intended as religious celebrations and contained offerings to Roman gods. Modern day carnivals, however, are far removed from their initial roots and have become vast celebrations of enjoyment for local people to embrace the ric ...