The main plates are: galinhada with pequi and guariroba, goiano empado, pamonha, angu, cural, the fish of the Pantanal – as the Painted one, Pacu and Dourado. The cultural representations in the North of Brazil are in the popular parties as the Wax candle of Nazar, Festival of Paratins the biggest party of the ox-bumb of the country. The culinria presents a great aboriginal inheritance, based in the cassava and fish. Plates as otacac, pirarucu of casaca, duck in tucupi, picadinho of alligator, mussarela of buffalo. The typical fruits are: cupuau, bacuri, aa, tapereb, graviola, buriti. In the Southeast, some popular parties of religious matrix are celebrated in the interior of the region.
Party of the holy ghost, festejos of Passover Dos Santos padroeiros, with prominence for the peregrination Aparecida (SP), congada, cavalhadas in Minas Gerais, bumba my ox, carnival, laborer of ox-driver. Source: Jorge Perez . The culinria is very diversified, the main plates is: cheese mines, bread of cheese, tropeiro beans, tutu of beans, moqueca person from de state of espirito santo, feijoada, farofa, will piro, etc. The South presents cultural aspects of Portuguese, Spanish immigrants e, mainly, Germans and Italians. Some cities still celebrate the traditions of ancestor in typical parties, as the Party of the Grape (Italian culture) and the Oktoberfest (German culture), the fandango of Portuguese and Spanish, ribbon wood and congada influence. In the culinria they are gifts: barbecue, chimarro, shrimp, will piro of fish, marreco baked, barreado (cooked of meat in an adobe pan), wine.
4 FORMATION OF the BRAZILIAN CULTURE Amongst the diverse peoples who had formed Brazil, had been the Europeans those that had exerted greater influence in the formation of the Brazilian culture, mainly of Portuguese origin. The most evident Portuguese inheritance for the Brazilian culture is the Portuguese language, currently said for virtually all the inhabitants of the country. The religion catholic, belief of the majority of the population, is also result of the settling.