Rio de Janeiro is renowned for its welcoming party atmosphere. The residents of Rio de Janeiro, known as cariocas, love to meet up with friends and family to enjoy food, drinks and music. The city is host to a number of different events that reflect the passions of the cariocas. Rock in Rio is a world famous music festival involving concerts with some of the worlds biggest pop and rock names. The party never ends in Rio, and visitors can enjoy live samba in bars all across the city. Those who have visited Rio will know that its inhabitents are keen exercisers – surfers can be spotted at almost every beach, as well as runners and people of all ages practising different sports, often with the stunning sea as their backdrop. In 2016 the city gets its chance to shine as the host of the Olympic Games, and it will be a special and exciting time for all.

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