Because Brazil is in the southern hemisphere, New Year’s Eve (Portuguese: Ano Novo) is the second holiday of the summer season. As the month of January is the peak of the school holiday season in the country. Unlike Christmas, when most people spend supper with close relatives or friends, a large number of people celebrate the date in restaurants or private clubs, where large parties are held. The local traditions determine the opening a bottle of Champagne or a correlate at midnight. Due to the great religious syncretism, there is a tradition of wearing certain colors clothes during that night’s celebrations (examples: white for good luck, yellow for good energies, happiness and money, red for love). Several rituals such as the consumption of grapes, lychees and lentils also take place due to this mixture. Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro hosts the main party on the country, with one of the main fireworks displays. The event is televised live on major Brazilian television networks with the most notable being Show Da Virada [pt] on Globo. In 2017–18, the local security services estimated an accumulated audience of more than three million people, coming from locations around the world. Outside the main centers of the country, the main celebrations take place in Manaus in the region around the Rio Negro Bridge, where also monumental fireworks display also happens. Apart the beach or river celebrations, another big event happens on Paulista Avenue, in São Paulo. The capital Brasília also holds a public celebration on the Monumental Axis or Estádio Nacional Mané Garrincha (each year could be held in a different place, due the public security reasons). Usually the party attracts an annual average of over one hundred thousand people. Due to the local traditions the parties held a massive fireworks display. Another national tradition is the realization in São Paulo is the Saint Silvester Road Race which is held annually since 1925. The route of the race involves several famous or main streets of the city’s downtown as the Avenida Brigadeiro Luís Antônio and the Viaduto do Chá ending at Paulista Avenue.
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