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Nobody told you? Learn all about the origin of Micaretas - startblog

That everyone likes and possibly jumped in the micareta, we imagine so, but what about their origin, have you thought about it?

Nobody told you? Learn all about the origin of Micaretas on startblog

We found that the word micareta comes from the French term mi-carême (middle of lent). The mi-carême was the popular feast that the French held in the middle of Lent in holy week, a period considered sacred to the church, for precedes Easter. This festivity has been going on since the Middle Ages.

Nobody told you? Learn all about the origin of Micaretas on startblog

According to the popular saying, in 1937, heavy rain wreaked havoc in the city of Feira de Santana, Bahia, forcing municipal authorities to transfer the Carnival party to after Holy Week. However, making a carnival in the middle of Lent would not be a very Catholic attitude. And to be without the Carnival festivity was out of the question, so they soon gave another name to the event, parodiating the French party, the mi-carême. They joined the French name "grimace", that is, the masked reveller, and invented the "micareta", giving joy to Brazilians.

There is a dispute between Jacobina and Feira de Santana, about where the first micareta took place. But we know that it was in 1989 that in Campina Grande, There is a dispute between Jacobina and Feira de Santana, about where the first micareta took place. But we know that it was in 1989 that in Campina Grande, until then only known for the parties with forró, held the first major micareta outside Bahia. Helping to spread the party throughout Brazil and transforming into the success it is today.

Nobody told you? Learn all about the origin of Micaretas on startblog

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