The Samba in Rio Festival is this Weekend, July 18th and 19th

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Taking place on Saturday, July 18th and Sunday, July 19th at Praça da Apoteose, the home of the internationally famous Carnival parade competitions, the Samba in Rio Festival will feature more than fifty musicians and entertainers including Arlindo Cruz, Marcelo D2, Beth Carvalho, Jorge Benjor, Maria Rita, Alcione, Martinho da Vila, and Dudu Nobre among many others.

Running from 3PM to 1AM on both days, the festival, in addition to hosting more than twenty hours of live music, will include a gastronomic fair, percussion workshops, dancing, and exhibitions.

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