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Mauritius: A Brazilian Carnival in the streets of Port Louis to celebrate the start of the football World Cup




While football World Cup in Brazil starts this Thursday, June 12 with the evening match Brazil-Croatia in the Arena Corinthians of Sao Paulo and its 61.606 seats, the Mauritius Commercial Bank (MCB) decided to celebrate the global event in the heart of Port-Louis in a festive atmosphere of Carnival in Rio.
 
Samba dancers, capoeira dancers, footballers’ fans of freestyle and 60 musicians and artists will perform today in late morning in the streets of the Mauritian capital.
 
The departure of this colorful and joyful procession was set outside the headquarters of MCB in Sir William Newton Street, and borrow the streets Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam's stewardship, the pavement, Edith Cavell, John Kennedy, Place d'Armes before joining the marina of Caudan Waterfront, as indicated in the Le Défi Quotidien newspaper.
 
"We wanted to bring the colors of the Brazil in Port-Louis... We are not trying to replicate the Rio Carnival. Football is the most popular sport in Mauritius and in the world and this Carnival will be the way to bring a touch of Brazilian in Mauritius", indicated on the side of the direction of the communication of the MCB.
 

Mauritius: A Brazilian Carnival in the streets of Port Louis to celebrate the start of the football World Cup



Fabrice François


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