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Rendezvous In Rio: Brazil's Soccer Sa...

by Brazil Club - Let The Music Take You There on 08/12/2016 - 12:58 pm

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Kick the ball, hit the ball.
As of Friday midday, Brazil’s medal count for the Summer Games it is hosting in Rio de Janeiro stands at three, one Bronze, one Silver and a single Gold. To be sure, Brazil is not a powerhouse with Olympic competition.
Most Brazilians would choose the passion of World Cup play over the Olympics every time, but the collapse of its national ream in international tourneys has been both dismal and predictable in recent years.
So, if there's one ...

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Rendezvous In Rio - Brazil First Gold...

by Brazil Club - Let The Music Take You There on 08/10/2016 - 01:58 pm

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The on-air banner for Brazil’s TV Globo declares: ‘Somos Todos Olympiados’ (We Are All Olympians), so the nation celebrated its first Gold Medal of Rio Summer Games, hard-earned by martial arts specialist Rafaela Silva. Silva, whose passion for fighting began as a young teen in Rio’s notorious Cidade de Deus favela, reportedly burst into tears as she raised her medal high in front of an equally passionate home crowd while the strains of Braz ...

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Rendezvous In Rio - Michael Palin's '...

by Brazil Club - Let The Music Take You There on 08/10/2016 - 11:53 am

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Michael Palin's 'Brazil' 
Every Wednesday in August, we’ll post links to a new episode of Michael Palin’s documentary series, ‘Brazil’ on YouTube. An excellent way to learn more about the country, its people and cultural diversity.
 
 
 
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Episode Four: The Deep South                                  &nb ...

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Rendezvous In Rio - The Girl From Ipa...

by Brazil Club - Let The Music Take You There on 08/09/2016 - 12:57 pm

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NEW YORK "The Girl from Ipanema" has won a gold medal in music streaming following the opening ceremony of the Summer Olympics.
Spotify says the song was streamed more than 40,000 times a day after the Olympics kicked off Friday night in Rio de Janeiro. It is 1,200 percent rise for the track, which was typically streamed about 3,000 times a day before the Olympics, the streaming service said.
Supermodel Gisele Bundchen walked onstage during the opening ceremony while "Th ...

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Rendezvous In Rio: The Best Olympic M...

by Brazil Club - Let The Music Take You There on 08/08/2016 - 12:15 am

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If the simplified nature of Rio’s Opening Ceremonies left you wanting for more, maybe there’s a good reason why. There’s a distinct difference with these Summer Games, and the single word that describes it best is “Organic”.
Rio has pulled the plug for these games; cut the cord that connected China, switched off Sochi.
From the inspiring elegance of its Olympic chandelier to its innovative outdoor diving venue and beach volleyball on one of the world&rs ...

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Rendezvous In Rio: Rio's Olympic Chan...

by Brazil Club - Let The Music Take You There on 08/06/2016 - 08:11 pm

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Rendezvous In Rio!
 
One of the many higlights from Friday's Opening Ceremonies in Rio de Janeiro just might be a case of saving the best for last.
Check out this awesome chandelier wrapping around the Olympic cauldron for the 2016 Summer Games: 
 

Rendezvous In Rio!

by Brazil Club - Let The Music Take You There on 08/02/2016 - 12:15 pm

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Rendezvous In Rio!
Savvy travelers to the land of Samba and Sun know that one of the best places to be at sunset is high atop Rio’s majestic Pao de Acucar (Sugarloaf) mountain, where a scenic cable car ride gives up the city’s best panoramic view.
And with the Opening Ceremonies for the Summer Olympic Games just days away, what better reason than to declare a month-long Rendezvous In Rio?
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