Don’t forget the Christmas Show

Every winter Rio de Janeiro sets out the greatest Christmas tree in the whole world, and we invite all of our guests to make sure they view it in the middle of our lovely Lagoa while they visit! Certainly a rare opportunity to see one of the largest Christmas trees visible to man. Beautifully lit up, the Arvore do Natal is certainly a site to behold.


Novas Frequências Experimental Music Festival!

Novas Frequências festival hits Rio this month! Spanning Dec. 1 – Dec. 14th, Rio de Janeiro’s most experimental music festival will be bringing together some of the more genre spanning and innovative acts across the world! Curated by DJ Chico Dub, the festival will be occurring across the city at various venues, with some shows free, and others anywhere from R$ 10-50.

Please consult the below website for more information!



Enjoy Naïve Art in Rio at MIAN!

If you plan on seeing Christ the Redeemer while in Rio, don’t forget to check out the Museu Internacional de Arte Naif next to the Cosme Velho train station! A celebration of contemporary and historical naif art, guests are encouraged to try producing some of their own after enjoying some of the museum’s works, including the world’s largest naif painting at 24m wide! Those who bring their Cosme Velho train ticket to see the Christ the Redeemer statue are entitled to a 50% discount on the entrance fee for the museum.

Address: Rua Cosme Velho, 561 – Cosme Velho Rio de Janeiro
Hours: Tues – Sun 10:00 until 17:00, Closed Mondays
Price: R$12

54th Feira da Providencia 2014

In Barra da Tijuca the Fair of Providence unites numerous states and countries with presentations of their different cuisines, artisanal crafts, entertainment, history and folklore!

Proceeds from the fair go to Banco da Providencia’s social projects.


Wednesday to Friday: R$ 14

Saturday and Sunday: R$ 16
Ticket purchase available by cash or debit card only.


Time: 12h – 23h

Date: 03/12/2014 to 07/12/2014
Address: Riocentro – Av. Salvador Allende, 6.555 – Tel. 3035-9100
Neighborhood: Barra da Tijuca

Enjoy the greatest MPB hits for free this week!

From Nov. 24 – Nov. 28 Fundação Nacional das Artes is sponsoring free shows in front of the Palacio Capanema in Centro everyday at 12h30. Everday a different trio will interpret MPB classics by artists such as Vinícius de Moraes, Tom Jobim, Marcos Valle, João Donato and Durval Ferreira.


Mon Nov. 24
Alberto Chimelli convida Sergio Barrozo (contrabaixo) e Idriss Boudrioua (saxofone). Homenageado: Marcos Valle
Tues Nov. 25
Hamleto Stamato convida Ney Conceição (baixo) e Erivelton Silva (bateria). Homenageado: Tom Jobim
Wed Nov. 26
Paulo Midosi convida Haroldo Cazes (baixo) e Rubinho Moreira (bateria). Homenageado: Durval Ferreira
Thurs Nov. 27
Leandro Freixo convida Victor Bertrami (bateria) e Bruna Buschle (contrabaixo). Homenageado: Vinícius de Moraes
Fri Nov. 28
Fernando Merlino convida Erivelton Silva (bateria) e Jamil Joanes (baixo). Homenageado: João Donato

Experience Criolo’s New Album “Convoque Seu Buda” in Lapa!

On November 21st, 2011’s biggest new Brazilian artist Criolo returns to Rio to debut his new album live, while ensuring we here some of his original hits from his previous album such as; “Duas de Cinco”, “Coccix-ência”, “Subirusdoistiozin”, and of course his biggest hit “Não Existe Amor em SP”!


Wherel: Rua dos Arcos, 24 – Centro Rio de Janeiro – RJ
Date: 21/11/2014
Time: 22:00
Price: R$30 to R$140
More information:

The 2nd Edition of the Rio Burger Fest Nov. 13-23rd!

After a successful debut in May, the Burger Fest started in São Paulo seems to have made a home in Rio as well! With 21 Restaurants and Bars offering special meals to show off their culinary prowess with burgers we recommend taking the time to pick your best! With classic recommendations such as Via Sete, Coccinelle Bistrô, Miam Miam, and many more, be sure to explore the options available and try a great burger!


This Saturday get your chance to see some of Europe’s most famous garage rock acts of the 2000’s! With the UK’s Arctic Monkeys headlining one of their biggest tours ever, they can count on the support of their recent single R U Mine? and Swedish garage rockers The Hives!

Date: 15 November 2014

Time: 22h

Price: R$ 110 to R$ 380

Place: HSBC Arena
Avenida Embaixador Abelardo Bueno, 3401, Próximo ao Autódromo do Rio de Janeiro. – Barra da Tijuca