Tag: Tradition

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Away from the limelight, media coverage and swarm of foreign tourists who descend on Rio de Janeiro during this time of year, a different sort of festival will take over the suburbs for four...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Thursday, November 22nd marks the tentpole American holiday of Thanksgiving this year, and in Rio de Janeiro expatriates from numerous countries, and Brazilians, will be taking part in the traditional...
By Ciara Long, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - New Year's Eve in Brazil is accompanied by grand celebrations referred to as Réveillion (New Year’s Eve party), and beyond the fireworks and festivities are a number of popular traditions. One...
By Michela DellaMonica, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL — With the 2014 World Cup in full swing the energy throughout Rio is high and exciting, boosted in many areas by ornately decorated streets and parks. From Zona Sul (South...
By Fiona Hurrell, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Judaism has been practiced in Brazil since as far back as the 16th century according to historical reports, however in a predominantly Catholic country the Jewish faith is relatively...

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