Two Million Celebrate New Year’s Eve on Rio’s Copacabana Beach

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Two million people filled the streets and waterfront of Copacabana Beach, in the city of Rio de Janeiro, to celebrate the new year according to authorities. The crowd watched sixteen minutes of face-melting fireworks, with the roar accompanied by a soundtrack referencing the upcoming 2016 Olympics, the theme of this year's event.

For the celebration, two stages were installed where artists like Jorge Ben Jor, Zeca Pagodinho and Diogo . . .

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