“The Two of Us Are Here”

“The two of us are here.”  With a red paper heart on her chest and an enduring spirit, Ivonette Balthazar participated in a 3km fun run alongside RIO’s Copacabana in honor of the life-saving transplant she received from German canoe coach Stefan Henze.  Henze, an Olympic silver medalist, died in a car crash after last year’s Olympic games.  Don’t miss this heartwarming story!

HEART OF AN ATHLETE

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Why People Love CCBB RIO

A study entitled Why People Love Art Museums ranked the Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil do Rio de Janeiro (CCBB Rio) 18th among the world’s most prestigious cultural institutions.  This comes after The Art Newspaper named CCBB one of the most visited cultural institutions.  Read on for more of the museum’s achievements as well as upcoming exhibits.

CCBB RIO NAMED AMONG THE WORLD’S MOST VISITED CULTURAL INSTITUTIONS

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Alicia Keys Happily Mobbed in RIO

A routine car check during her stay in RIO to perform for the Rock in RIO concert, led to singer, Alicia Keys being recognized by passersby on the streets of Santa Theresa.  Fans flocked to Keys, who was happy to give out hugs and take pictures with admirers.  Take a look at the famously makeup-free songstress sharing love in RIO!

ALICIA KEYS CAUSES A STIR IN RIO

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Rock in RIO 2017 This Weekend

Rock in RIO 2017 begins this weekend and a tourism report estimates the mega music festival will generate R$74 million.  Rock in Rio 2017 starts this weekend and will take place over the course of the next two weekends.  Show dates: September 15th, 16th, 17th, 21st, 22nd, 23rd, and the 24th.

ROCK IN RIO 2017 TO GENERATE R$74 MILLION IN CITY TOURISM

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Encanta Rio Cultural Fair Comes to Cosme Velho

On this Thursday, September 7, RIO will host “Encanta Rio” in Cosme Velho from 1pm to 10pm.  This sixth edition of the fair will promote local food, fashion, beer, and handcraft entrepreneurs.  In other words: this fair will be a treat for everyone!

Rio Hosts Free Cultural Fair in Cosme Velho this Thursday

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