Fun for those at home as Brazil’s carnival goes online

Fun for those at home as Brazil’s carnival goes online

February 15, 2021 0 By boss

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Rio de Janeiro's famed street carnival is to be celebrated online because of Covid-19.
Rio de Janeiro’s famed street carnival is to be celebrated online because of Covid-19. © France 24 screengrab

The pandemic has forced Rio de Janeiro to shut down its famed carnival this year as Brazil, the country with the world’s second highest Covid-19 death toll, struggles to contain the virus. But the celebrations have moved online in a bid to bring the fun, if not the party, home. Laura Damase, Tim Vickery and Mariam Kone.

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