2011 Easter in Rio

By Aitor Elua, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Easter is here, and despite Brazil being ninety percent Christian with the largest number of Catholics in the world, long gone are the days when Easter was exclusively considered a religious ritual. Like in many places, Easter in Rio provides a long holiday weekend to visit with family and friends, as well as Easter egg hunts and a big Sunday dinner.

For many, the holidays are a time when it is hard to be away from family back home, and fortunately the expatriate community in Rio has a few fun events . . .

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