Tour Brazil with Brazil with Southern Explorations

Hey, how’s Monday treating you?  Check out today’s featured article about the Southern Explorations five-day tour of Brazil.  A full day is dedicated to the Sambradrome.  Yep, this is the building where the magic of Carnival goes down!  If you like the sound of this, as well as walking tours of RIO’s beautiful neighborhoods, a visit to the Christ the Redeemer statue, and stunning views of Sugar Loaf Mountain, this may be the tour for you!

STEP INTO THE SAMBADROME!

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RIO’s Transcarioca Becomes Part of the Green Passport

RIO’s Transcarioca trail, a 180-kilometer path, offers adventure within the city limits.  To walk the entire path from Pão de Açúcar to Barra de Guaratiba would take 12 days, but there are shorter options among the 25 different stretches included in what is now the largest Latin American trail inside an urban area.

HIKING THE TRANSCARIOCA

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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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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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The Dança em Trânsito Festival Is Underway

The Dança em Trânsito (Dance in Transit) festival is currently underway and will continue through August 27.  Fourteen dance companies, some from around the world and others based in Brazil, will present spectacles and offer workshops.  Tonight, August 23, you can enjoy French group Affari Esteri will present “The State” at 6PM at Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil:

RIO HOSTS Dança em Trânsito CONTEMPORARY DANCE FESTIVAL THIS WEEK

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Tiradentes Cultural Street Market Today

The Tiradentes square in Centro will be full of life today, August 5th, from 1pm to 8pm during the “Tiradentes Cultural” street market.  The event will open with two book releases and will offer a variety of organic culinary delights as well as music, art exhibitions, and a debate on the legacy of the Olympics in RIO.  Read on for deets and please let us know about your experience if you make it to the event!

RIO HOSTS TIRADENTES CULTURAL STREET MARKET