Marielle Franco to be Honored at Carnival

Samba schools are beginning to share details of their theme for Carnival.  Samba school, ‘Estação Primeiro de Mangueira’ (First Station of Mangueira) will use their performance to pay tribute to late Rio councilwoman, Marielle Franco, whose murder remains unsolved.  Read on for more:

RIO’S SAMBA SCHOOL MANGUEIRA TO HONOR MARIELLE FRANCO THIS CARNIVAL

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Five Ways to Celebrate ‘Réveillon’ (New Year’s Eve) in Rio

From fireworks to live concerts, today’s featured post gives you five different ways to celebrate New Year’s Eve, or ‘Réveillon’, in Rio.  Party for twelve hours surrounded by pieces of modern art.  Or settle in for an evening of disco and fireworks in a resort atmosphere.  No matter your budget or celebration style, there’s a great option for you to bring in the New Year!

FIVE GREAT PLACES TO CELEBRATE NEW YEARS EVE IN RIO DE JANEIRO

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