quarta-feira, 23 de junho de 2010

Brazil Culture: Rio Brazil Carnival Chronology

History of Brazil Carnival: Rio Brazil Carnival Chronology: "Brazilian Carnival History dates back to 1601, with its first registered event. This article, provides amazing rare photos of the 1900th century, texts, and compromises 1850 - 1932 of the History of Carnival."

The beginning og the 1900 century brazilian Cafnival was all made in RIo de Janeiro. The main activitries and events were the following:

Carnival Strings - "Cordoes"

Car type "processions" - Corsos

First Carnival Costumes Balls & Contests!

Carnival Societies ( somehow a preview of the samba-schools )

Appearance of the first Carnival Floats !

Confetti Battles


And First recordings of Samba!

As you can see, a lot of Carnaval action was already going on!

sexta-feira, 4 de junho de 2010

Fluminense Video: Maracana Stadium in Limelights

Fluminense Fires Maracana Stadium: Limelights and Ecstasy:

"Fluminense Football Club, one of the Top Soccer teams and most beautiful fans in Brazil fires Maracana Stadium in Rio with pure ecstasy with Fireworks! Passion and glory for the best soccer team in Brazil"

Fluminense Football Club is a sports club based in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Founded in the beginning of the 20th century as a single-sport institution,[1] Fluminense is today an umbrella organization for several teams in more than 16 different sport activities The most popular endeavour of Fluminense, however, continues to be football.[7] This article concerns itself with Fluminense solely as a professional football club.

Fluminense has today the most beautiful crowd of fans in Brazil.