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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,...
By Ciara Long, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On Thursday, January 26th, the long-awaited official list of Rio’s Carnival blocos and their street parade schedules was released by the city’s tourism body, Riotur. The list contains a total...
By Ciara Long, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On Sunday January 8th, hundreds of people gathered in Rio de Janeiro’s downtown Centro area to join in with the first Carnival 2017 festivities. Crowds gathered in Praça XV from late...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Well known for mixing the best of The Beatles with Brazilian rhythms, the bloco Sargento Pimenta will hold their first public rehearsal for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Carnival...
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