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Carnival – join the biggest party on the planet

Carnival – join the biggest party on the planet February 2, 2012 | Events | Read More
Abundant alcohol fuels the bloco party spirit Rio without carnival would be like New York without fashion, or Sydney without surfers. The city lives and breathes carnival, and this colorful, musical pageant of Dyionisian delights is totally in keeping with Rio de Janeiro’s hedonistic character. A...

Carnival Floats and Costumes Destroyed in Samba City Fire

Carnival Floats and Costumes Destroyed in Samba City Fire February 7, 2011 | What's New | Read More
Rio's samba schools spend months preparing costumes and floats for Carnival Thousands of elaborate costumes, props and floats have been destroyed in a fire that broke out this morning (February 11) in Rio’s Samba City. The Cidade do Samba, located in Rio’s docklands area, serves as a...

Carnival – You Shall Go To The Ball

Carnival – You Shall Go To The Ball February 1, 2011 | Events, Five Star, Nightlife, What's New | Read More
The temperatures in Rio are soaring, and so too is the sense of anticipation as the frenzied partying of Carnival draws closer. Falling later in the calendar this year than usual (Carnival is a moveable festa, based around the dates of lent), there has been plenty of time to recover from the excesses...
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