Liverpool Carnival Company have announced that one of Liverpool’s favourite events, Brazilica Festival will return for 2017 and will be celebrating a tenth consecutive year, this year’s dates are confirmed as Friday 14 to Sunday 16 July.
Last year’s festival included a packed programme of events leading up to the main Carnival Day on the Saturday – and this year promises to be even bigger, bursting with colour and with plenty of sights, sounds and tastes of Brazil to get you into the carnival atmosphere.
Organisers have revealed that the Brazilian Film Festival will also return for a third year running and a Fringe Festival packed with exhibitions and workshops, with many artists and bands already confirmed from around the world to take part. Events will take place in venues across the city.
The spectacular night-time Carnival Parade which features Samba bands from across the UK and overseas will remain the main festival highlight on the Saturday night, thousands of people line the route which makes its way from Abercrombie Square through the city centre streets with this year’s parade ending at a new location to be announced.
Maeve Morris of Liverpool Carnival Company said: “I am continually delighted with the support we receive from the Liverpool people towards the festival, last year’s parade was without doubt our biggest and best. This year is going to be just as spectacular with the city coming alive with the sound of the Brazilian beat. Music, dance and costumes create the overall atmosphere of this event and we are already in full preparation mode to ensure we deliver a special festival for our tenth anniversary year.”
Full programme details to be announced soon.