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Rio Carnival

World news about “Rio Carnival” published by euronews.

01/03 05:55 CET

Brazil: Rio in party mood as carnival gets underway

Brazil: Rio in party mood as carnival gets underway

The colourful and noisy mayhem that is carnival season in Brazil got underway this weekend, as dancing filled the Sambodrome. With the World Cup just over three months away, the tourist spotlight is already on Brazil. Five million people are expected to join the annual…

  • All roads lead to Rio for Carnival
    28/02 19:05 CET

    All roads lead to Rio for Carnival

    The kaleidescope of colour and music that is carnival season in Brazil has begun with hundreds of thousands of people attracted like moths to a…

  • Rio: carnival is coming – nocomment
    23/02 14:47 CET

    Rio: carnival is coming – nocomment

    Thousands of people danced the samba along Ipanema beach in Rio de Janeiro on Saturday in celebration of the annual block party and parade…

  • Brazil street party ahead of main Rio carnival celebration
    23/02 10:44 CET

    Brazil street party ahead of main Rio carnival celebration

    Thousands are dancing the Samba this weekend along Ipanema beach,Rio de…

  • Sampling samba in Rio
    MUSICA | 28/02 20:38 CET

    Sampling samba in Rio

    Samba is at the heart of the world famous Rio Carnival. An iconic dance and musical genre imported by African slaves and enriched with local…

  • Carnival fever grips Rio de Janeiro
    11/02 11:18 CET

    Carnival fever grips Rio de Janeiro

    A reveller from the Portela samba school participates in the annual Carnival parade in Rio de Janeiro's Sambadrome. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

  • Will Smith joins Rio Carnival revellers
    11/02 09:58 CET

    Will Smith joins Rio Carnival revellers

    Hopes of achieving a Guinness world record for the biggest street party at the Rio carnival were dashed on Sunday. The city hoped to attracted…

  • Carnival kicks off in Brazil
    09/02 06:36 CET

    Carnival kicks off in Brazil

    The sound of samba permeates the air, as dancing fills the Sambodrome. The annual carnival in Rio de Janeiro takes place over 5 days and has…

  • Rio steps up carnival preparations
    03/02 11:06 CET

    Rio steps up carnival preparations

    There is less than a week to go before Rio de Janeiro’s famous carnival begins in earnest but thousands of people are already in the Brazilian…

  • Carnival competition capers in Rio
    20/02 07:14 CET

    Carnival competition capers in Rio

    It is competition time for 13 top-league samba schools who are all fighting for titles at this year’s carnival in Rio de Janeiro. Every…

  • Millions join the Rio Carnival party
    19/02 06:04 CET

    Millions join the Rio Carnival party

    Up to two million party-goers filled the streets of downtown Rio de Janeiro on Saturday for the annual Carnival, which is now in its 93rd…

  • Rio in party mood as carnival gets going
    18/02 09:03 CET

    Rio in party mood as carnival gets going

    Two weeks of colourful and noisy mayhem are underway in Brazil with the opening the carnival. Rio de Janeiro’s mayor said he was happy to…