Círio de Nazaré (Nazareth's Taper)


Subject:
Holidays by Region , Latin American

Description:
Background about the celebration, every second Sunday of October, of "the biggest religious event in Brazil; the Círio de Nossa Senhora de Nazaré (Our Lady of Nazareth's Taper)." The festival, celebrated since 1793, is in honor of the patron saint of the area. Includes images. From the government website on tourism in the state of Pará, Brazil.

Publisher:
Paratur

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.paratur.pa.gov.br/english/eng_cirio.asp


PID= res:lii-24621