By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Once again as New Year's Eve (Ano Novo in Portuguese) approaches, Rio de Janeiro prepares a spectacular celebration on the famed Copacabana Beach set to draw over two million people. According to organizers,the city is providing sixteen minutes of fireworks, synchronized with the soundtrack and special effects.

One of the highlights of the fireworks show this year will be an effects sequence which writes, for two seconds, the New Year's Eve party theme in the sky: "Rio 450". Same as Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed? Login Here