Lagoa Christmas Tree Cancelled for Second Year in Rio

The world's greatest Christmas tree may return to Lagoa in 2018; meanwhile, a great alternative is Barra Shopping's 55 meter high monument, composed of one million LED lamps.

By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The most famous Christmas tree in Rio will not be put up on the Lagoa, in Zona Sul (South Zone), for the second consecutive year. Like in 2016, the monument was cancelled due to a lack of funding from group Bradesco Seguros, exclusive sponsor of Lagoa's tree for the last nineteen years.

Already in the first semester of 2016, Bradesco Seguros announced its decision to not continuing as an exclusive sponsor of Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?