Art and Design in Rio de Janeiro

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About Art and Design in Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro is the cultural capital of Brazil specially when the subject is music, from Ipanema and it´s sofisticated Bossa Nova to the Favelas and it´s popular Samba, Rio is a city to be singed and danced. The historical center of Rio is rich in cultural attractions, architecture of many different schools, churches, public buildings squares and museums. The city of Rio de Janeiro was the main scenario of the most important political events in Brazil,

Local Customs

Footvolley, Frescobol, Açaí, Funk Party, Samba

History

Rio was the capital of Brazil for nearly two centuries, from 1763 to 1815 during the Portuguese colonial era, 1815 to 1821 as the capital of the United Kingdom of Portugal, Brazil and Algarves, and 1822 to 1960 as an independent nation.

Politics & Economy

The city was the capital of Brazil for nearly two centuries, from 1763 to 1815 during the Portuguese colonial era, 1815 to 1821 as the capital of the United Kingdom of Portugal, Brazil and Algarves, and 1822 to 1960 as an independent nation. io de Janeiro represents the 2nd largest GDP in the country and 30th largest in the world. Tourism and Oil production are the main economical activities.

Famous People

Vinícius de Moraes, Tom Jobim, Romário, Ronaldo, Oscar Niemeyer, Nelson Piquet, Paulo Coelho,

Events

Copacabana´s New Year´s Party, Rock in Rio, World Cup 2014 Final Match, Olympics 2016.

Best Museums

Museum of Modern Art (MAM), National Library, Museum of Fine Arts, Museum of Contemporany Art (MAC), Museum of National History, Cultural Center Bank of Brazil, Rio´s Art Museum (MAR).

Holidays & Festivals

Carnival




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