Brazilians like to say Carnival is the greatest show on Earth, but what many people do not know is that it is far from being the only big festival in the country. Throughout the year, many regions in Brazil have their own traditional celebrations that are cherished by locals but are little known abroad. Besides all the beauty and fun, understanding their deep cultural significance may explain a lot about Brazilian history and society.
Bumba meu boi
Deep in the Amazon, a battle divides the city of Parintins every year.