Hola! Most Mexicans are fluent in Spanish and learn English as a second language, though there are many other indigenous languages. At the regional level, Mexicans speak Spanish and English throughout Mexico. In eastern Mexico, Otomi and Totonac are the official languages. In central Mexico, Nahuatl is the official language while people from southeastern Mexico speak Mayan languages.
The traditions and customs of the Mexican people are varied and diverse. They are proud of their native heritage and each region has its own cultural practices and celebrations. Many of the ancient traditions of their ancestors have been preserved making it a fascinating destination to explore.
Music and dance feature heavily in Mexican culture.Traditionally mariachi bands consist of 5 musicians wearing ‘charro’ suits.Folk dancing is also common throughout Mexico. The Jarabe Tapatio (Mexican Hat Dance) is one of the iconic dances of Mexico – probably the country’s national dance.
Portuguese is the official and national language of Brazil and is widely spoken by most of the population. The Portuguese dialects spoken in Brazil are collectively known as Brazilian Portuguese. the country has also numerous minority languages, including indigenous languages, and more recent European and Asian immigrants, such as Italian, German and Japanese.