Brazil’s Carnival celebrations coincide with China’s Spring Festival this year. At the world’s biggest party in Rio de Janeiro, Brazilians wish a happy new year, and all the best to the Chinese people.
[SOUNDBITE] Barbara ,Samba school dancer
I wish all Chinese people a promising new year and happiness for every family.
[SOUNDBITE] Paula, Samba school dancer
Happy New Year! Wish you peace and health. Carnival has begun. Let’s celebrate together!
[SOUNDBITE] Carlos, Samba school dancer
Welcome to Rio for the Carnival! I’m wearing gold today. It’s a symbol of fortune in China. I wish everybody a richer new year!