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Carnival’s spectacular parades should be on everyone’s bucket list. In the mid 1800s, after Entrudo was outlawed due to the mayhem it caused, a Portuguese shoemaker named José Nogueira de Azevedo started the Zé Pereira tradition when he gathered a group of friends to hit the streets with tambourines and drums. 1n 1855, aristocrats organized the Grandes Sociedades, a parade of aristocrats—including the emperor—wearing costumes and masks.

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