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By Ciara Long, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - New Year's Eve in Brazil is accompanied by grand celebrations referred to as Réveillion (New Year’s Eve party), and beyond the fireworks and festivities are a number of popular traditions. One...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With over two million people expected to join the Ano Novo (New Year) celebrations referred to as Réveillon in Rio, it is understandable that the large crowds are not for...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Possibly the greatest New Year's Eve party on earth will be a little shorter this year, with a fireworks display reduced from 16 minutes to 12 minutes. Amidst the state's...
By Georgia Grimond, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – At the end of a 56 kilometer dirt road lies the Bahian paradise of Barra Grande. Once a little fishing village, now only a small town it has become...
By Georgia Grimond, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Cidade Maravilhosa revels in celebrating the beginning of the new year, and the arrival of 2016 will be no different. As part of the biggest free outdoor party in the...
By Georgia Grimond, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Salvador, the capital city of Bahia state and the former capital of the country under the Portuguese, is encouraging visitors to come and see in 2016 on its streets....
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – During the pyrotechnics show held to usher in the New Year on Thursday, January 1st, one of the eleven barges used to release fireworks caught fire. The barge, positioned on...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – From the shores of Barra da Tijuca in Rio's Zona Oeste (West Zone), all across the city to Zona Norte (North Zone), millions of people will come together to...
By Leo Byrne, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The popularity of Rio’s New Year’s Eve celebrations continued to grow this year with an estimated 2.3 million people gathering on the Copacabana beach to ring in the ‘Ano Novo’....
By Leo Byrne, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With the New Year fast approaching, Copacabana is engaged in final preparations for the upcoming New Year's Eve festivities. Having already played host to a Stevie Wonder concert on Christmas...
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