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Eighth annual Carnaval celebration comes to campus

Author: Arts and Letters


The spirited music and dance of Brazil come to the University of Notre Dame as the Kellogg Institute for International Studies presents its eighth annual Carnaval celebration Feb. 24 (Friday) at Notre Dame’s South Dining Hall

This year’s Carnaval will feature food, professional Brazilian dancers and the samba and ax music of Chicago Samba. The event is free and open to the public.

Carnaval is sponsored by the Kellogg Institute, the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, OLA, La Alianza, International Student Services and Activities, the Institute for Latino Studies, the Program in Portuguese and Brazilian Studies, Fischer Graduate Residences and the Office of International Studies.

Carnaval is held to encourage engagement with international questions through culture, as well as to bring the Notre Dame and South Bend communities together to celebrate the final days before the beginning of Lent.

Originally published by Tim Masterton at on February 15, 2006.