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Iemanja Festival 2011

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Every year, people congregate on the golden beaches of Copacabana, Ipanema and Leblon to worship the Goddess of the Sea, Iemanja. Throngs of Umbanda followers enact their rites of worship alongside hundreds of thousands of new year revellers.

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Christmas in Rio

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

While maintaining universal themes, Christmas in Rio means tropical trees are decorated with lights and adornments as substitutes for pine trees used elsewhere. Santa Claus wears a traditional red suit, and nativity scenes are displayed in churches.

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National Samba Day 2011

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

In true Brazilian style, National Samba Day is one big, musical party. There are events all over the city organised by samba schools, including the ‘Samba Train’ party from Central do Brasil station to Oswaldo Cruz. Startin date: 2 December 2011.

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New Year’s Eve

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Considered to be the 2nd largest event in Rio de Janeiro’s tourist calendar, the celebration of New Year’s Eve brings together millions and millions of local inhabitants and tourists along the Copacabana beach front and in other locations spread through the city. Nearly all people will be wearing white, and will come to have a [...]

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National Samba Day

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

The idea to have a full day of celebrating samba was born at the end of the I National Congress that was organized between November 28th and December 2nd, 1962. It was created by a degree and since then every December 2nd is the National Samba Day in Rio de Janeiro. It is considered to [...]

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