Rio’s oldest street party turns 100: A million turn out to celebrate

Caters_NewsPublished: February 12, 2018
Published: February 12, 2018

By Janet Tappin Coelho in Rio de Janeiro The oldest and most popular bloco, as local street parties are known in Rio de Janeiro, celebrated its hundredth anniversary during this year’s Carnival and drew in an estimated million revellers who wished it a happy birthday. Cordao do Bola Preta or Black Ball Cord paraded through […]

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