Rio’s City Hall Expects 2.8 Million People in Copacabana on New Year’s Eve

According to the president of RioTur, Marcelo Alves, the New Year's Eve of Copacabana is "without a doubt the greatest event in the world".

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On the eve of the turn of the year from 2019 to 2020 at Copacabana Beach a celebration will be held including 16.9 tons of fireworks, spread over ten rafts, in a 14-minute burst synchronized to an exclusive soundtrack, the so-called pyro-musical show.

The operational plan for the New Year's Eve in the city was introduced by the City Hall yesterday, December 26th.

Wilson Witzel, governor of Rio de Janeiro, also introduced the state's share in the celebration yesterday. According to him, the event will cost R$10 million (US . . .

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