Brazil - one of the most interesting and attractive countries in South America. What are the national characteristics of Brazil is important to take into account?
Features in the home country
75.4% of the population live in urban areas of the statedifferent populations. 90.6% of people living in the northeast, southeast, south, less than 10% - in the north, center and west. They are not assimilated by the Indians, which is now live in the Amazon jungle. Indians tend to keep their particular way of life for centuries. Men should go hunting with bow, arrows, and women - to cultivate the soil by conventional sticks with pointed end. The Indians are still engaged in hunting, fishing, gathering forest, primitive agriculture, and so live.
Features of character of Brazilians
Foreigners have to remember about a specialthe mentality of the local people, if they want to establish a close, intimate contact. Brazilians differ sentimentality, delicacy and warmth. However, if you have not shown enough attention to the person and fails to comply with tact, you can put a cross on friendship. Desire special respect is caused by the peculiarities of local history. In 1888 it was passed the bill on the abolition of slavery, but the memory of the sad events still lives in people.
The warm climate, a relatively simple way of lifehave a significant impact on the character of the locals. Brazilians live a more disorderly than the Russian. Unfortunately, some citizens absolutely do not want to work and tend to cheat tourists.
The country is famous for its wonderful carnival, which takes place annually at the end of February. What are its features, you can mention?
- Carnival is held for five days. At this time, the number of tourists reached 600 - 700 thousand. It is important to be prepared for high prices in a hotel in this period.
- Carnival begins in the small town of Olinda,which is located far away from Rio de Janeiro. First performed hits "virgins" dance school, which is 250 men dressed in women's clothes. Speech held for 10 hours without stopping.
- In Rio de Janeiro samba schools parade is held. In addition, in Olinda, you can see the parade of wax dummy of large size, in Manaus, Recife - Indian ritual dances. Across the country, costume contests, beauty contests.