A lively musical journey that will transport children from the rainforests of the Amazon to the beaches of Rio de Janeiro
Brazil is the biggest country in South America and has many wonderful things to discover. It is home to enormous rainforests that contain thousands of different plants and animals, the world’s largest river (the Amazon) and some of the planet’s most beautiful beaches. In Brazil, you can also find large, busy cities like São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Brasilia.
Besides its natural beauty and interesting geography, Brazil also has tremendous cultural riches. It is one of the most musical places on Earth and almost everywhere you go, you can hear music streaming out of people’s homes and businesses.
There are many special kinds of music in Brazil, from the joyful rhythms of samba and forró to the smooth sounds of bossa nova. Every year there are huge Carnaval celebrations throughout Brazil and people dance and parade wearing elaborate, colorful costumes. We hope you enjoy this introduction to the diverse and wonderful music of Brazil.