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Soldier’s Day 2012

Monday, July 9, 2012

On Aug. 25, Soldier’s Day ceremonies and events include contests, a weapons exhibition and armored cars.

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Folklore Day 2012

Monday, July 9, 2012

Diversity of legends, myths and beliefs of folklore are celebrated on a day– typically Aug. 22 – stemming from when William John Thoms (1803-1885) published an article entitled “Folk-Lore”.

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Walking Rio 2011

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Walking Rio takes visitors and locals along the beaches of Leblon, Ipanema, Copacabana and Leme. The walk covers 10km, welcoming all ages and abilities; the idea is everyone moves at their own pace enjoying nature, the ambience and quality of life.

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Rio Half Marathon 2011

Thursday, July 21, 2011

The Rio Half Marathon invites sporty men and women to jog through beautiful Rio de Janeiro. The route follows the shoreline from Sao Conrado to Flamengo, through Ipanema and Copacabana – the views are surely an inspiration to the runners.

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Carnival of Cultures 2011

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Venues in Rio de Janeiro’s Copacabana host music, dance, theatre and poetry for the Carnival of Cultures (Carnaval das Culturas). The event takes in art, gastronomy, environment and literary exhibitions before rounding off with a parade along Avenida Atl├óntica.

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