Rio to Bring in New Year with a Big Kiss: Daily

By William Jones, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Mayor Eduardo Paes visited the main stage of the New Year’s Eve celebrations in front of the famous Copacabana Hotel on Monday, and said that the highlight of the celebrations will be the sixteen minutes of fireworks, during which, at a surprise moment, the expected two million revelers will be invited to kiss to commemorate the beginning of 2014.

New Year’s Eve festivities, or Réveillon as it is locally called, on Rio’s Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?