RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The 2020 carnival begins in January and will last for no less than 50 days in the capital of the state of Rio de Janeiro. The announcement was made by Riotur, the tourism company of the city of Rio de Janeiro, on Thursday, January 2nd.
As a result, the structure set up on Copacabana beach for the New Year's Eve will not be dismantled and will serve as the stage for the celebration's official opening, on January 12th.
The goal is to encourage the Brazilian and foreign tourists to remain in the city, particularly . . .