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By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Yesterday, October 9th, MetroRio inaugurated an integration measure with the vans of the favela communities of Rocinha and Vidigal, in Zona Sul. Users of both transportation facilities will now pay...
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This Monday, July 31st, the headquarters of "Nós do Morro" theater company, in the favela community of Vidigal, hosts "Flip:Flup - O Encontro das Festas Literárias" (Flip:Flup - The Literary...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Defined as a destination manager service, the tourism outfit Rio Love Story was launched in August 2016 just before the Olympics, and they have not looked back. Launched by Swedish...
By Ciara Long, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Originally set against a dusty backdrop of mechanical shops along Leblon’s Rua Tubira, local company Jeffrey Special Products had a knock-on effect on the area’s aesthetic when it opened. Set...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Cidade Maravilhosa is full of famous tourist attractions and landmarks, like Christ the Redeemer, Pão de Açúcar (Sugarloaf), and the Carnival Sambódromo. Yet those with the time, interest -...
By Ciara Long, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Telhado Orgânico Medicinal (Organic Medicinal Roof) and Galeria Viva (Living Gallery), two local projects in the Vidigal favela community, have been declared spaces of intangible cultural heritage for the City...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On September 10th, the bar and hostel, Alto Vidigal will host the Heartbeatz party, a special event with profits going to social projects in Rio de Janeiro. The party...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – To help launch their new Favelidade initiative the social impact tourism company, Favela Experience will host a free viewing party of the opening ceremony of the Olympics on Friday,...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Delivering the best of underground dance music, the RUN VDG party will return to Alto Vidigal on Saturday, April 16th. During this edition of the event, the Brazilian duo...
By Shalina Chatlani, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Vidigal's Casa Geração, a fashion school and NGO (non-profit organization) that provides young Cariocas from the favela community and surrounding area a unique opportunity to take practical and theoretical...
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