Would you like to know how Christmas is celebrated in Brazil ?
Speak Portuguese Brazil is going to introduce you to how Brazilians celebrate Christmas.
Christmas and Brazil: a Catholic tradition
Brazil is one of the most Catholic countries in the world and Brazilians are very religious. Christmas is really important for them and a lot of plays are organised all around the country at schools, churches and other places.
From November, people are starting to decorate streets, buildings, houses with Christmas lights and other accessories. The Avenida Paulista is one of the most incredible places to have a look during this period, as most of the street is fully decorated with Christmas trees and wonderful animations for kids.
How is Christmas in Brazil ?
As we all know, Brazilians really do love to celebrate and for Christmas as you can expect, they are making a big time even without snow.
What is the most important for Brazilians is family! Going to the church, going to the beach to party, what really matters is being together and share.
From the point of view of gastronomy, dinner is composed of many different dishes from seafood to chicken or the prato tipico de Natal. Of course, all this delicious food comes with cider and Brazilian wine.
As you may not know the region of São Paulo have a very famous Christmas cake coming from the Italian community: Pannetone, a must to taste.