Carnival in Recife and Olinda will not let you sit for a minute. These are
the most exuberant and folkloric carnivals in Brazil. It is the true
expression of a festivity like Carnival: “by the people, of the people and
for the people”.
of all, a brief of overview of the two cities. Recife is the capital of
the state of Pernambuco, northeast Brazil. Olinda, also in the state of
Pernambuco, is only 7 kilometers away from Recife. Both cities are
important historical sites, full of antique buildings and paver stone
get back to the people. After all, they are the stars in this show.
crowd, including the young and the old, go dancing across the city to the
thrilling sound of “frevo”. If you want to try your steps on this spirited
dance, prepare before and get in shape. It takes a lot of stamina to keep
up but that's what makes the Carnival in Olinda and Recife fantastic.
On The Beat of the Frevo
is a vigorous dance inspired in polka. The movements are very strong but
there is no choreography for it. The crowd makes the show but everyone
keeps doing their own steps. The colorful umbrella the dancers carry
completes the visual of this irresistible dance.
an inebriant experience to go dancing the days away on the streets of
these two beautiful coastal historic cities. So, whenever coming to Brazil
to experience this vibrant festival, you should consider the Carnival in
Olinda and Recife.
the Carnival, these two cities are becoming rising stars among top Brazil