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Brazil carnival costume facts

Brazil carnival costume facts

The Carnaval do Brasil (Brazil carnival) is known worldwide for its colourful, creative and exuberant costumes. But do you know how the tradition started and what some of the details mean?  Brought to Brazil from Europe The first costumes and masks appeared in Brazil’s colonial days, when the carnival arrived from Europe where it was

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Unusual Christmas characters and creatures

Father Christmas, his elves and Rudolph the reindeer are recognised around the world. But did you know that many countries have other Christmas characters, both naughty and nice? Here’s the busuu  round-up, from the friendliest to the creepiest!   Befana (Italy) Befana is a smiling, kind, old witch who gives presents to children on 5