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By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Considered the largest outdoor nautical fair in Latin America, the Rio Boat Show, has arrived for its 20th edition in 2017 at the Marina da Glória from April 5th to...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The official sale of tickets for the Rock in Rio 2017 begins today, Thursday April 6th, at 7PM. Organizers report that in the early sales for this year's festival, which...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Breaking the festival’s record, more than 100,000 people gathered at the Interlagos Race Track in São Paulo on Saturday for the Lollapalooza Festival. In all, organizers say more than 190,000...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - As the memories of Rio's 2017 Carnival blocos (street parties) get rinsed away by some days of light rain, Riotur, the government tourism body responsible for approving licenses for blocos,...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Unfortunately the 2017 Carnival parade competition of the Grupo Especial (Special Group) samba schools held in Rio's famous Sambódromo, saw four accidents this year, one on the first night and...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Renovated Portuguese colonial house, The Mansion in Santa Teresa, will host its final event of the 2017 Carnival celebrations on Tuesday, February 28th. The space will host a twelve-hour long...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The city of Rio de Janeiro expects to receive approximately 1.1 million tourists in this year's Carnival, according to officials. That is an increase from the one million predicted last...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The interior of Rio de Janeiro state, referred to as "fluminense", has seen cities attract more and more tourists during the Carnival season this year, with hotel occupancy rates higher...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - As hundreds of thousands Carnival revelers prepare to descend on Rio's streets for the famous blocos and parades at the Sapucaí in the Sambódromo, officials have announced a special metro...
By Ciara Long, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Rio’s famous pre-Carnival blocos (street parties) erupt once again this weekend, two weeks ahead of the official beginning of the city’s Carnival celebrations. Beginning from 4PM on Friday, February 10th,...
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