Clovis Or Bate Bola At Favela Do MuquiÃ§o , Rio De Janeiro , Brazil . Clovis I ...
Stockphoto ID: 3590285
File name: Clovis Rio de Janeiro carnival_rd0036.jpg
Format: digital, 5000+ pixels longest side
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Source: photo agency Based in: Brazil
Description: Clovis or bate bola at Favela do MuquiÃ§o , Rio de Janeiro , Brazil . Clovis is a fantasy carnival characteristic of suburban areas of Rio de Janeiro . The tradition was brought by the Portuguese , and it is assumed that the name has derived from the English " clown " , and that would have been created in the early twentieth century , from the popular interpretation of the term by which scholars have termed the revelers .