By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Carnival is such a huge event in the calendar of Rio de Janeiro that it takes a long time to say goodbye. This weekend, there are still plenty of Carnival ‘ressaca’ (hangover) parties taking place for those who want just one last taste of this city’s Carnival spirit, before the rest of the year has to begin.

From Friday, March 15th, until Sunday, March 17th, there will be a host of free concerts at Praça Garota de Ipanema, next to Rio’s iconic Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed? Login Here