By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Founded on March 1, 1565, the city of Rio de Janeiro is celebrating its 450th anniversary this year with over 200 events ranging from concerts to openings to activities including marathons, installations and more taking place throughout the city. With this weekend marking the official anniversary on Sunday, March 1st, the celebrations are getting a boost.

First before March begins, on the eve of the anniversary, there will be a very special birthday concert event on Saturday, February 28th. Held in the North Zone park, Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed? Login Here