By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Losing only to Carnival in number of spectators and participants, the Festas Juninas (June Festivals) throughout Brazil gather hundreds of thousands to celebrate Brazilian folklore and popular culture. Named after Catholic saint, São João, the most popular celebrations are found in the Northeastern part of […]

from Travel – The Rio Times http://ift.tt/2s8Qhxv