Posts Tagged ‘military events’

Flag Day 2012

Thursday, November 15, 2012

The hymn to glorify the Brazilian flag by composer Francisco Braga with lyrics by Olavo Bilac was first performed in 1907. Nov. 19 was set aside as Flag Day, hailing national heroes striving to maintain Brazil’s sovereignty. Civic and military ceremonies take place at Copacabana Fort, Monument to the Dead of World War II, Duque [...]

Posted in: November Rio Events, Rio de Janeiro Events

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

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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.

Posted in: August Rio Events, Rio de Janeiro Events

Fireman’s Day 2012

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Ceremonies celebrate the anniversary of the Rio de Janeiro Military Fire Brigade on July 2, 1856.

Posted in: July Rio Events, Rio de Janeiro Events

Victory Day 2012

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

On this day, military ceremonies commemorate the Allied Victory of World War II, and are presided over by the President of the Republic.

Posted in: May Rio Events, Rio de Janeiro Events