Downtown Rio’s Traditional Handicraft and Antiques Market Reopens Weekly

The event is now weekly because of the necessary sanitary measures to contain the advance of Covid-19.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - After a six-month suspension, the traditional handicraft and antiques market on Lavradio Street, in Lapa, downtown Rio, was set up again on Saturday, October 3rd. An initiative of the Polo Novo Rio Antigo, the market has traditionally opened on the first Saturday of each month, attracting thousands of tourists and visitors, but will now become a weekly addition to Rio's cultural scene.

The event has become weekly because of the required sanitary measures to contain the spread of Covid-19. Exhibitors will be allowed to participate only one Saturday in each month, thus to . . .

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