Major cities in Brazil cancel or postpone carnivals due to epidemic

Rio de Janeiro, January 21 Eduardo PAEs, mayor of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, said on January 21 that under the current epidemic situation, the city does not have the conditions to hold this year’s carnival celebration as scheduled. Other major cities in Brazil have also announced the cancellation or postponement of Carnival activities this year. < / P > < p > according to the calendar, this year’s Carnival holiday is from February 13 to 16. El Salvador, Sao Paulo, Belo Horizonte, Recife and other cities with large-scale carnival celebrations in Brazil have announced that this year’s carnival celebrations will not be held as scheduled. The city of Sao Paulo said it may postpone the meeting to the middle of this year, or agree on the same date with the city government of El Salvador. < / P > < p > Rio de Janeiro Carnival is the largest and most famous Carnival in Brazil, known as “the biggest performance on earth”. Affected by the epidemic, Rio de Janeiro city government postponed Carnival activities to July last year. PAEs said that carnival is very important for economic development and cultural promotion, but judging from the current situation, there are no conditions for holding Carnival in July this year. If vaccination goes well this year, carnival is expected to resume next year.