Sao Paulo moves to carnival because of Corona for an indefinite period of time

The Samba schools and the organizers, it is not clear that a street carnival was in the next February because of the Corona-pandemic possible, said mayor Bruno

Sao Paulo moves to carnival because of Corona for an indefinite period of time

The Samba schools and the organizers, it is not clear that a street carnival was in the next February because of the Corona-pandemic possible, said mayor Bruno Covas. The celebrations in the largest city in Brazil although it is less well known than the one in Rio, but in the past few years, the carnival evolved into the Twelve-million-inhabitant metropolis, more and more a magnet to visitors: In the 2020s output of 120,000 spectators came to the parade of the Samba schools and more than 15 million people Celebrating in the several-week-long street carnival.

Also, Rio is on the Brink

according to The Reports, the authorities in Rio de Janeiro, with its world-famous carnival to think about a similar step. The carnival, with its colorful costumes, dazzling parades, and boisterous Parties feeling was for decades an essential expression of the Brazilian life. In the light of the Corona-crisis, it is expected that hundreds of cities will follow the example of Sao Paulo and its events to cancel.

Brazil is the USA the most of the Corona-pandemic bestroffene country in the world. in the South American country have been found so far already more than 2.3 million infections, more than 85,000 Brazilians died. The state of São Paulo is the epicenter of the Virus.

mak/ack (dpa, rtr, ap)

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Updated Date: 25 July 2020, 00:26

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