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World Dog Show 2012

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

National and international exhibitors of different breeds compare notes and compete.

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Rio Boat Show 2012

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

The Rio Boat Show at Marina da Gloria shows off the newest boat models and all things nautical, along with an entertainment programme. Latin America’s biggest boat show, it attracts a large crowd, including a few famous faces.

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St George’s Day 2012

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

The Church of Saint Goncalo Garcia and Saint George celebrates St George’s Day with a Mass and a vigil to the saint. As is usual with saint’s days here, there is also a procession and stalls selling food, drink and religious items.

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Discovery of Brazil Day 2012

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Each year a ceremony marking the anniversary of the Discovery of Brazil in 1500 is held at the monument to Portuguese explorer Pedro Alvares Cabral in Rio de Janeiro’s Largo da Gloria park. Cabral commanded the first group of Europeans to arrive.

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Dia do Indio (Day of the Indian) 2012

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Every year, Rio de Janeiro celebrates the rich cultural heritage that stems from the indigenous peoples of Brazil on 19 April, the Dia do Indio (Day of the Indian). Exhibitions, indigenous dance performances and screenings take place at the Museu do Indio.

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