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|at a glance|
the most important celebrations in april revolve around easter - celebrated across rio de janeiro city and state with many religious and cultural events. other important dates through the month include the day of the indigenous (Dia do Índio), celebrating indians of various ethnicities, as well as tiradentes day, a national holiday in commemorating the death and subsequent martyrdom of joaquim jose da silva xavier, who lead the revolt that freed brazil from portuguese colonial ruling. the third week of april is also rio de janeiro's fashion week, an event of growing importance quickly becoming one of the most watched fashion functions around the world.
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