Posts Tagged ‘military events’

Changing of the Guard

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

The first Sunday of every month brings observances at the National Monument to the Dead of World War II highlighting Army, Navy and Air Force ceremonies. A marine band accompanies.

Posted in: May Rio Events, Rio de Janeiro Events

World Military Games

Thursday, June 9, 2011

Between 16 and 24 of July 2011, Rio de Janeiro will host the World Military Games, which is a multi-sports event at sports centers and military facilities. There will be five distinct military competitions, as follows: navy pentathlon, military pentathlon, aeronautic pentathlon, parachuting and orientations.

Posted in: July Rio Events, Rio de Janeiro Events

Flag Day

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Flag Day will be organized on November 19th, 2010. The flag is a symbol of national unity and symbolizes respect for the generations that have passed as well as the patriotism and traditions of the national heroes that did everything in their power to maintain Brazil’s sovereignty and integrity as a nation.

Posted in: November Rio Events

Changing of the Guard

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

On June 6th, the Changing of the Guard at the National Monument in Honor of the Dead in the Second World War will be held with the upmost solemnity and it will follow the ritual that intensifies the importance and significance of the monument.

Posted in: June Rio Events, Rio de Janeiro Events

Victory Day

Friday, April 30, 2010

On the 8th of May, the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil will celebrate the Victory Day – Homage to the Unknown Soldier. On this day, the military ceremonies will commemorate the anniversary of the Allied Forces victory in the Second World War and will be presided by the President of the Republic. The celebration [...]

Posted in: May Rio Events