Brazil. Carnival in Brazil began in 1928. It is an annual festival and is held four days before Ash Wednesday, the day of fasting and repentance that marks the beginning of Lent. Rio de Janeiro is the city most famous for carnival in Brazil.
Trinidad & Tobago. Annual carnival festivals now take place all across the Caribbean, but the original carnival began on the islands of Trinidad and Tobago. Every year ,just before Ash Wednesday, carnival festivities fill the streets as vacationers and locals mingle to watch the parades and enjoy the music. Participants wear brightly colored costumes covered in sequins and feathers and spend their days dancing and partying in the streets.