Posts Tagged ‘festival’

Recbeat 2010 in Recife

February 12, 2010
Céu

Céu

From February 13th to the 16th, Recife will host Recbeat 2010. This huge, free festival will again bring pop and alternative rhythms to the land of frevo and maracatu.

In celebrating its 15th edition, the festival has Brazilian singer Céu (photo) as one of the top attractions. Local bands and international guests will also be performing. See the list of featured artists on the Recbeat website. Recbeat will be at Cais da Alfândega. For accommodations, visit RentinRio.com.

Draft Beer Festival at Vai-Vai

January 20, 2010

Pre-Carnival in São Paulo

Vai-Vai, one of São Paulo’s leading samba schools, is going to host its traditional Draft Beer Festival (Festival de Chopp do Vai-Vai) next Friday, January 22nd. Maria Rita, one of Brazil’s most respected singers, will perform at the party with the school’s musicians and Bateria (drum section).

Vai-Vai has been a 13-time champion of Sampa Carnival since the celebrations were made official by Mayor Faria Lima in 1971. This Carnival, the school’s theme is Double Jubilee. The parade will commemorate Vai-Vai and the World Cup, both of which are celebrating their 80th anniversary this year.

Festival de Chopp do Vai-Vai

• When: Friday, Jan.22 at 10 p.m.
• Where: Sambódromo do Anhembi – Av. Olavo Fontoura 1209, in Santana – São Paulo – SP
• Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible
• Tickets: R$25
• Phone: 55-11-3266-2581
• E-mail: vaivai@vaivai.com.br

For accommodations, visit Rent in Rio.