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Rio Nightlife Guide for Friday, February 22, 2019

We have the top three picks for this Friday, and below there is a list of bars and lounges that are always a good option. PARTY: CasaBloco @ Casa França-Brasil (Centro) – On this first night of CasaBloco, they are proud to announce the participation of Brazilian superstar, Geraldo Azevedo, plus the participation of one […]

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Vila Isabel Samba School Ready for Rio 2019 Carnival

By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On the evening of Monday, March 4th, samba school G.R.E.S. Unidos de Vila Isabel will compete in the Grupo Especial with their parade scheduled to begin at 10:20 PM. The group will present their ‘samba enredo’ (thematic samba composition) entitled, ‘Em nome do Pai, do […]

Carnival 2019 Estimated to Generate Almost R$7 Billion

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – With less than two weeks to go until one of the biggest spectacles in the world, Brazil’s National Confederation of Commerce, Services, and Tourism (CNC) is estimating that this year’s Carnival will generate some R$6.8 billion for the country and create almost 24 thousand jobs. […]