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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Save with a New Joint Discount Card

MetrôRio and 99 (a taxi hailing app) have come together to offer MetrôRio 99, a metrocard that provides discounts on both subway and taxi fares in RIO.  The metrocard is available at all metro stations and costs R$20.  Read on for more details about this new promotion, aimed at increasing ridership in RIO.

MetrôRio and Rio Taxi App 99 Launch New Joint Discount Card

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The O Cluster Collective Returns

If you missed the June edition of the O Cluster Collective in RIO–live music, fashion finds, and culinary delights–you’ll have another chance this Sunday, September 3.  The O Cluster Collective returns to RIO’s Casa França Brasil (France Brazil house) from 1pm to 9pm and entry is free.  Read on for more details of this event, which highlights the local RIO art scene.

O CLUSTER RETURNS TO RIO THIS SUNDAY

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Connect with Nature at Sana

Less than three hours from Rio and surrounded by mountains, the village of Sana offers a chance to connect with nature and locals.   If the trails, rivers, and waterfalls aren’t enough to bring you to this rustic village, on September 9th, Sana will host the traditional “Festival de Inverno da Serra” (the Mountain’s Winter Festival), also known as Sana’s Reggae Festival:

SANA: AN OASIS IN NORTHERN RIO DE JANEIRO STATE

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