Brasília (DF) - Carnival is a festival, fun and a lot of diversity. From north to south, Brazil offers a wide variety of programs and scripts with special programming for the LGBT population. It is estimated that about 180 000 foreign tourists from landing in the segment merriment momesca that spreads throughout the country they should remain in Brazilian soil 5-10 days, and visit an average of two cities in this period. According to the Brazilian Association of Tourism for Gays, Lesbians and Sympathizers (ABRAT-GLS), the most sought after by the public in this Carnival 2012 will be Rio de Janeiro, Florianopolis, Salvador, Recife, Paraty and Buzios. According to World Tourism Organization (WTO), the segment of the LGBT tourists represent 10% of travelers in the world, and spend on average 30% more than tourists from other profiles. This represents 15% of the total expenditure of tourists in the world. The numbers are accurate: every tourist who comes to LGBT Brazil spends on average U.S. $ 2200 in five days of carnival, while the Brazilian tourist spends in the same period, £ 2100. POINTS MOST POPULAR In Rio de Janeiro, who enjoy the beach in Ipanema gather - still is the most LGBT city. In Salvador, the bohemian neighborhood of Barra and the Red River are crowded. The point of the gay frevo Olinda, in turn, is in the heart of street May 13. CONTESTS The municipality of San Jose (SC) promotes ’Gay Queen of Carnival 2012 Ze Folia’. Also in Santa Catarina, Florianópolis will on Sunday (19), the ’3 Contest Gay Continent, ’and the rest of the carnival, the Contest ’19 Gay Pop’. On Monday, Carnival, Salvador presents its’ Contest Fantasy Gay da Bahia. " NEWS There are two firsts for the program schedules 2012: Brasilia promotes ’1 Carnival Gay No Cry ’, and Porto Velho (RO), happens to block release of Rainbow ’. BLOCKS With regard to what is more traditional in the Brazilian Carnival, the block ’Cable Free’ will parade for the seventh consecutive year in Cabo Frio (RJ). The "flag" is the criminalization of homophobia.