Category Archives: Rio Carnaval News

Why Nairobi Shouldn’t Host International Carnivals – AllAfrica.com

Why Nairobi Shouldn't Host International Carnivals
AllAfrica.com
A carnival can be extremely beneficial to the host city as tourists come from far and wide to see the action. Some of the most famous carnivals in the world are the ones in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paolo in Brazil, Trinidad and Tobago and the Notting

‘Twist and Shout’ Brazilian Style (PHOTOS) – Huffington Post (blog)

'Twist and Shout' Brazilian Style (PHOTOS)
Huffington Post (blog)
Which is, actually, not hard at all, because on this Carnival Monday, at 2.30pm, tens of thousands of people have gathered at Marina da Glória in Rio de Janeiro. Crammed between groups of sturdy cross-dressers drinking out of Skol beer cans and many

Prince Harry greeted by samba and screams in Brazil – Telegraph.co.uk


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Prince Harry greeted by samba and screams in Brazil
Telegraph.co.uk
Prince Harry “got the party started” in Rio de Janeiro as he was greeted by screaming Brazilians while launching a major drive to bring tourists to Britain. By Roya Nikkhah, Royal Correspondent, in Rio de Janeiro 
The Prince was greeted by a carnival band, samba dancers and crowds chanting his name as he began the £25 million official drive to capitalise on the Olympic Games and the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.

IBM Takes ‘Smarter Cities’ Concept to Rio de Janeiro – New York Times


New York Times
IBM Takes 'Smarter Cities' Concept to Rio de Janeiro
New York Times
The order and precision seem out of place in this easygoing Brazilian city, which on this February day was preparing for the controlled chaos that is Carnaval. But what is happening here reflects a bold and potentially lucrative experiment that could
IBM takes `smarter cities' concept to Rio de JaneiroEconomic Times

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In Brazil, Baby Steps (Literally) Toward a Small-Town Carnival – New York Times (blog)


New York Times (blog)
In Brazil, Baby Steps (Literally) Toward a Small-Town Carnival
New York Times (blog)
Carnival in Brazil is one of the globe's top annual tourist attractions. But its image – primarily bare-breasted women in fancy samba floats — is a bit off, though there's plenty of that in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo. The real appeal is endless

‘City of Samba’: Rio Carnival in Tilt-Shift Miniature [VIDEO] – International Business Times


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'City of Samba': Rio Carnival in Tilt-Shift Miniature [VIDEO]
International Business Times
(Video) "The World's Biggest Party" just got a little smaller with Jarbas Agnelli and Keith Loutit's tilt-shift "City of Samba," a view of the Rio de Janeiro Carnival in miniature. Set to Agnelli's music, Rio and its famous Carnival are seen like never

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A Tilt-Shift Video of Rio de Janeiro’s Carnival – The Atlantic Cities


The Atlantic Cities
A Tilt-Shift Video of Rio de Janeiro's Carnival
The Atlantic Cities
Le Corbusier echoed similar gendered reflections of the city when he likened Rio de Janiero's “dancing” landscape of lush islands and sculpted peaks to the bodies of women. What prompted these “poetic” formulations was the bird's eye spectacle newly
'City of Samba': Rio Carnival in Tilt-Shift Miniature [VIDEO]International Business Times
Surprising Twist In Rio CarnivalManila Bulletin
Enjoying Brazilian Carnival At A Bloco (PHOTOS)Huffington Post
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The Tritonian: Brazilian ‘Carnaval’ 2012 One Big Party – my.hsj.org

The Tritonian: Brazilian 'Carnaval' 2012 One Big Party
my.hsj.org
Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Salvador and Recife are known for having the best celebrations. The most popular one, Rio de Janeiro, starts its celebration full strength on Saturday. A lot of people enjoy Carnaval by the beach hanging out with friends.
Video of the Day: Tilt-shift Carnaval in Rio de JaneiroGadling

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Brazil Cleans Up, and Carnival Backlash Sets In: Dom Phillips – Bloomberg

Brazil Cleans Up, and Carnival Backlash Sets In: Dom Phillips
Bloomberg
Carnival is just one of the many public holidays in Brazil, Batista noted. How much, exactly, does it cost the country in lost productivity? She wrote: A study by the Federation of Industries of the State of Rio de Janeiro (Firjan) pointed out that the

Enjoying Brazilian Carnival At A Bloco (PHOTOS) – Huffington Post

Enjoying Brazilian Carnival At A Bloco (PHOTOS)
Huffington Post
While the media spotlight shines on the action in Rio de Janeiro's Sambadrome, much of the carnival craziness takes place at the blocos. One of the best and most colorful things about the blocos are the costumes. Sometimes the streets for miles around

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