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Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro: The World’s Largest New Year’s Eve Party

If you’re searching for somewhere to spend New Year’s Eve in South America, there’s only one place to do so…Rio de Janeiro! Rio’s ‘Reveillon’ (New Year’s Eve) is regarded as the largest New Year’s Eve party in the world and at the stroke of midnight the eyes of the world are fixated on the beaches of Copacabana to listen to world famous musicians, samba music and to watch one of the biggest firework displays on the planet. As well as putting on an incredible show, New Year’s in Rio is also a beautiful cultural with a unique blend of African rituals and local Brazilian culture on display. Dressed all white for peace, Brazilians pay their respects and thanks to the goddess of the sea, Iemanjá, by casting flowers into the warm water of Copacabana. What you’re wearing also says a lot about you tonight with Brazilians wearing red for romance, green signifying good health and yellow and gold for prosperity; only adding to the ever-colorful Rio experience. Make sure to leave your black attire back in your hotel as Brazilians consider the color to be an evil omen on New Year’s Eve! See more of the best places to spend Christmas & New Year in South America…

New Year's Eve in Rio de Janeiro

Be part of the world’s biggest New Year’s Eve celebration in Rio de Janeiro / Source

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