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Rio’s 2014 Christmas Tree Lighting on the Lagoa

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Christmas season is here again and that means it's time to light the famous floating Christmas tree in Rio de Janeiro. Sponsored by Bradesco Seguros the 19th annual tree lighting will take place on Saturday, November 29th at 8PM at Parque do Cantagalo in Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas located in Rio’s Zona Sul (South Zone).

The annual lighting of the tree is the third largest event in the city, after Carnival and Réveillon (New Year's Eve), and organizers estimate that over 2,000 people will attend . . .

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