‘Carnavalhalla’ brings Brazil to Rice

Carnavalhalla 2018Revelers with painted faces and colorful outfits celebrated Brazilian Independence Day Sept. 7 during Carnavalhalla, which was held in the Graduate Commons outside Valhalla. Sponsored by the Graduate Student Association, the Brazilian Student Association and the Latin American Graduate Student Association, the event featured traditional Brazilian beer and finger foods such as pão de queijo and empanadas, Brazilian batalá drumming and at least two Brazilian flags worn as vibrant green capes. (Photos by Jeff Fitlow)

Carnavalhalla 2018

About Katharine Shilcutt

Katharine Shilcutt is a media relations specialist in Rice University's Office of Public Affairs.