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Rio de Janeiro 2021 events

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Date :
31 December 2021

Outdoor concerts and parties all over the city culminate in a massive firew ......

Outdoor concerts and parties all over the city culminate in a massive fireworks display on Copacabana Beach to mark Rio’s New Year’s Eve celebrations, its second biggest bash after Carnival. Up to one million people gather on the sands, so get there early to stake your place.

Venue:
Copacabana Beach and seafront.

Address:
Copacabana Beach, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Event cost:

Free.

Category:
Spectacle

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Rio de Janeiro 2022 events

Rio de Janeiro Carnival

Date (To be confirmed):
February 2022

Simply the world's greatest party, the annual carnival in Rio de Janeiro is ......

Simply the world's greatest party, the annual carnival in Rio de Janeiro is one of the wildest extravaganzas on the planet. The main carnival parade in the huge, purpose-built Sambódromo comes alive with a riot of colour, outlandish floats, throngs of gyrating dancers and pounding drummers, all shaking to intoxicating samba rhythms.

Rio's carnival starts on Saturday and ends on Ash Wednesday. Escolas de Samba ('Samba Schools') from each city neighbourhood compete to see which can parade the best, loudest, and most creatively decorated floats, carrying samba bands and accompanied by dancers and other performers. Before, during and after the main parades (held on Sunday and Monday), there are many other events across the city, including music shows, carnival balls and separate parades for the lesser samba schools.

Venue:
Sambódromo, Avenida Marquês de Sapucaí, Santo Cristo.

Address:
R. Marquês de Sapucaí , Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Event cost:

Various.

Category:
Spectacle

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