Day of Saudade in Brazil
Day of Saudade in Brazil is held on January 30. This event in the third decade of the month January is annual. Help us
On Saudade Day it is common to hear music about saudade and to spread poems and phrases about this feeling.
"Saudade" is an extremely complex word, full of meaning and very difficult to translate from Portuguese to other languages due to its precision. The word saudade is of Latin origin, from the word "solitatem", which means "solitude".
The lexicon "saudade" is unique to the Portuguese and Galician languages. A British company, with the collaboration of more than a thousand translators, has created a list of the most difficult words to translate around the world. The word "saudade" was considered the 7th most difficult word to translate into other languages.
Similar holidays and events, festivals and interesting facts
Day of St. Sebastian in Rio de Janeiro on January 20 (is celebrated with big festive processions that usually pass the streets of Tijuca, the Center, and the Glory);
Environmental Engineer Day in Brazil on January 31 (Dia do Engenheiro Ambiental);
Our Lady of Navigators in Brazil on February 2 (it is the official day of Iemanja and celebrations take place throughout the city);
Carnival in Rio de Janeiro on February 9 (While carnival is found throughout Brazil, Rio’s carnival is one of the biggest, most vibrant and electric to be found);
Easter in Western Christianity on March 31 (Første påskedag in Norway);
Day of lies in Brazil and Portugal on April 1 (Dia da lieira)