Brazilian folklore is a very extensive subject. It includes stories, legends, dances, superstitions and religious rituals, either brought to the land by the Portuguese, the Africans or already present in its native cultures. All of these manifestations are quite peculiar to each culture and different in each region of Brazil. By learning about the folklore of a country, it is possible to understand the people and part of their history.
Among the most popular characters of the Brazilian folklore are:
- Boto Rosa;