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Tag: Cordao da Bola Preta

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Following sixteen days of competition which featured over 11,000 athletes from over two hundred countries and the historic Refugee Olympic team, the final event of the 2016 Rio Olympics...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On Saturday, February 14th, millions of party-goers joined over two dozen blocos parading down Rio de Janeiro streets as part of the ongoing free parties known as Carnaval da...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – After the famous parades of Rio’s best samba schools, the Carnival in the streets with several hundred different parties known as blocos is the next big attraction of the crazy...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Approximately 74 official street parties known as blocos filled the streets of Rio de Janeiro on Saturday, March 1st and one famous bloco, Cordão da Bola Preta, drew...
By Chesney Hearst, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The streets of Rio were flooded with partygoers on Saturday, February 9th as many of the 492 licensed blocos that make up the Carnaval da Rua (Street Carnival) paraded...
By Fiona Hurrell, Senior Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - February marks the month of 2013 Carnival and the party blocos (street party-parades) are already going into overdrive as more and more visitors arrive in Rio. With 492...
By Sarah de Sainte Croix, Senior Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Drums, pulsating hips and buckets of alegria (joy), after a month of Carnival warm-up blocos (or street parties), Rio’s party-goers are chomping at the bit for the...

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