Posts Tagged ‘historical events’

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.

Posted in: Rio de Janeiro Events, September Rio Events

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.

Posted in: April Rio Events, Rio de Janeiro Events

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.

Posted in: April Rio Events, Rio de Janeiro Events

Discovery Of Brazil Day

Monday, March 21, 2011

Each and every single year, the city organizes a ceremony in order to celebrate the discovery of Brazil which occurred in 1500. This year it will be held at the monument of the Portuguese explorer Pedro Alvares Cabral, located in the Largo da Gloria Park. Cabral was the one responsible for commanding the first group [...]

Posted in: April Rio Events, Rio de Janeiro Events