Festivals in Recife

Carnival in RecifeCarnival in Recife - MAP Music, frevo dancers, dancers, and legs-of-staff should liven up the party of late years in Recife. At midnight a fireworks show marks the passage of years. The city offers free attractions with blocks and Maracatu. http://www1.folha.uol.com.br/folha/turismo/2001-reveillon-comemoracoes.shtml Attractions: Recife Antigo - Ground Zero. Maracatu drummers, orchestras featuring dancers frevo. Galo da Madrugada the parade thro...
Christmas Celebrations in RecifeChristmas Celebrations in Recife - MAP Recife lights for the arrival of Christmas Cycle, creating a great spectacle for the eyes and inspiring Recife and visitors to appreciate the spirit of peace of the period. In addition to the lights and colors that adorn the city, the Christmas tree is mounted on barges installed in the river Capibaribe, the cradle of the capital. During the month of December, in the days before Christmas Eve, each pole, each community will host ev...
Black Consciousness Week CelebrationsConsciência Negra Week Celebrations - MAP 4 This holiday is a recent addition to a city that loves to celebrate and was first introduced in January 2003 via a new law.   The Day of Black Consciousness is celebrated on November 20th of each year and was part of a law that made it compulsory to teach about the history of Afro-Brazilian culture.  This law impacts 262 cities throghout the country and is aimed at promoting racial equality.  The week in which thi...
MapEncontro dos Maracatus - MAP Nazare da Mata is known as the land of Maracatus. It is not just a dance, a play of the less affluent, but a tradition passed from father to son on the steps, the colors run through an acculturation of the ancient history of the region. During Carnival, it's time the people of Nazareth Forest show its best: the colorful, the animation, the brightness and the beauty of their maracatus as Piaba Gold, Gold Star, and the oldest...
MapFesta Junina São João de Caruaru - MAP CARUARU - SAINT JOHN THE BEST OF BRAZILCaruaru could not be different, the party in the city of Pernambuco has a duration of 30 days. In June, the whole town turns into a huge camp, filled with colorful banners in honor of St. JohnTo ensure the foot-dragging, the city assembled in the Park Event, a place called Jerk Vila Forró. This is where most events happen at the sound of accordion, bass drum and triangle, giving rhythm to forró, ...
MapFestas de São João - MAP In the middle of the year, accordions, bass drums and triangles dictate the pace of capital and Jerk of the interior. In Recife Antigo, gangs, groups of wheel nuts, and some bands Cirandeiros forró and transform baião Square Navy Arsenal in a big stingray. The more excited they can board the train Forró, that part of Ground Zero into the Cape of St. Augustine, where the chat thigh rolls released.http://www.feriasbrasil.com.br/pe/reci...
Folia do Papangu - Bezerros PernambucoFolia do Papangu - MAP Thousands of anonymous revelers hidden under masks and bodies covered by sheets and colorful costumes on Sunday held a tradition that has lasted nearly a century in the Pernambuco: Pagangu Carnival, a traditional folk event of the city of Bezerros.At the party, anonymity is the reason for the revelry. The residents are fun to play all day without being recognized. For this reason, many even use gloves to avoid exposure of a piece of ski...
Olinda CarnivalGalo da Madrugada - MAP Carnival, the largest popular festival in Recife, is different in time and space. So, starting in January, begin trials, and successes of previous carnival marches, invading the streets, clubs, bars and anywhere else fits the joy and warmth of the people of the iceberg. When it comes week before the Boa Viagem beach carnival opens way for a young man, characterized by the sound of electric trios and parades blocks. In the day ...
MapMother´s Day in Recife - MAP 3 In Brazil Mother's Day is celebrated on the second Sunday in May, and is considered a very important date. It is the second most important gifting holiday, on which over half of all gifters purchase a gift. That puts Mother's Day right behind Christmas in gifting popularity.   Weeks before Mother's Day advertisements on television, newspapers and radio stations enhance products in special offers and promotion...
MapOlinda Arte em Toda parte - MAP Olinda Art everywhereCategory: FestivalPeriod: Novembro/DezembroLocation: Olinda / PEWith the participation of its more than 100 workshops, Olinda become the largest exhibition of fine arts from Brazil, during the 10 days of project completion.In addition to visits to exhibitions in public spaces (museums, churches and convents), bars, restaurants and inns, small exhibitions held in their environment and promote special menus for the ev...
MapOur Lady of Aparecida´s Day - MAP On October 12, to celebrate three dates, but few remember them all: Our Lady of Aparecida, Brazil's official patron, Children's Day and the Discovery of America. Our national holiday, however, is due only to the first date, and although the devotion to the Saint dates back to the eighteenth century gone, was only enacted in 1980. There are two sources found on the image, which are in the Archives of the Metropolitan Curia of Aparecid...
Our Lady of Aparecida National SanctuaryOur Lady of Conception Day Celebration - MAP In Recife, the cult dedicated to Nossa Senhora da Conceição, patroness of the hill of the Yellow House (Casa Amarela), is one of the biggest religious festivals and traditional, which happens in almost all Brazilian states. The party on the hill originated from the celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of the dogma of the Immaculate Conception in Brazil in 1904. At this time, the diocesan bishop D. Luis Raimundo da Silva Brito h...
Recife Cinema Festival - Also known as Recife Audiovisual Festival or Cine-PE, Recife Cinema Festival is a competitive film and audiovisual festival that is held in Recife. It is dedicated to the Brazilian and state production of feature & short films; as well as videos and documentaries. It was founded in 1997 by the Alfredo & Sandra Bertini, who have been the directors since then. Between 1997 and 2008, 1806 films [41] (through either competitive applications...
Recife Festa JuninaRecife Festa Junina - MAP Festa Junina was introduced to Northeastern Brazil by the Portuguese for whom St John's day (also celebrated as Midsummer Day in several European countries), on the 24th of June, is one of the oldest and most popular celebrations of the year. Differently from what happens on the European Midsummer Day. The festivities in Brazil do not take place during the summer solstice but during the tropical winter solstice. The festivities traditio...
MapRecife New Year´s Eve - MAP Recife has the same excitement from all the cities in the Northeast, i.e, less formality and more excitement. Like Carnival, the celebrations begin a day earlier and end one day after the moment of the countdown and even electric trios can be found in the New Year celebration. An unmissable difference found in the New Year celebration in Recife is that it happens in more than one point in the capital. There are two stages "Offic...