Rio de Janeiro’s 2018 New Year’s Eve Program Announced

Copacabana New Year's Eve celebration includes singer Anitta as the main attraction, samba schools' performances and drones broadcasting the seventeen-minute fireworks' spectacle.

By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Last Friday, November 24th, Rio's City Hall announced the program for Copacabana's 2018 New Year's Eve party. Considered one of the best and biggest New Year's Eve celebrations in the world, the free festivity includes ten musical attractions and seventeen minutes of fireworks.

The local government estimates that, on the upcoming December 31st, Copacabana beach will host approximately two million people, including tourists and locals. As usual, the stage will be located in front of the traditional Copacabana Palace Hotel.

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