Proclamation of the Brazilian Republic 2012

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Civil and military ceremonies mark the Declaration of the Brazilian Republic. The Republic Museum’s guided tour follows chronology of the Republic, with particular attention to Nov. 15

Culture & Science Day 2012

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Commemorating the birth of Brazilian statesman Rui Barbosa, Nov. 5 includes cultural events throughout the city and an exhibit at the Casa de Rui Barbosa Museum.

Tree Day 2012

Thursday, August 9, 2012

On Sept. 21, Tree Day is celebrated to disseminate information on florist conservation. Students plant seeds throughout Rio while various organizations offer lectures on the topic.

Press Day 2012

Thursday, August 9, 2012

Sept. 10 honors Johann Gutenberg, inventor of the printing press, and members of the press all over Brazil.

Brazil’s Independence Day 2012

Thursday, August 9, 2012

On Sept. 9, civic, cultural and sporting events take place throughout the nation to mark Brazil’s independence.