Carnival, also called the “fifth season of the year” is a special period in the year when everybody can put on their masks and be somebody else: maybe a princess, a pirate, a cat or whatever their heart wishes.
Carnival is celebrated in many places around the world. The most famous are the one in Rio de Janeiro and the other one in Venetia. The carnival in Rio is also the biggest on the world, holding the record from 2009; it was visited by 4,9 million people.History of Carnival goes way back, the first costume ball in Venice was organized in the1268. and it is still celebrated every single year.