Rio Officials Plan More Regulation for 2018 Carnival Blocos

Officials report that Riotur will be meeting with public agencies that participate in the process of organizing Carnival, to define changes regarding the bloco parades in 2018's Carnival.

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - As the memories of Rio's 2017 Carnival blocos (street parties) get rinsed away by some days of light rain, Riotur, the government tourism body responsible for approving licenses for blocos, is already considering changes for next year.

Officials report that on Thursday (March 9th) and Friday (March 10th) Riotur will be meeting with public agencies that participate in the process of organizing Carnival, to define changes regarding the bloco parades in 2018's Carnival.

All the bodies will present reports on this year's Carnival period, and from there, make . . .

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