Santa Teresa’s artists open their studios and the neighborhood becomes a living installation for a weekend each year in July.
Classical-music lovers should try to attend a concert held during the ongoing Música No Museu. Held each year, this event features dozens of concerts (all free) each month at museums and cultural spaces around the c…
This long-standing banda attracts a wild crowd, complete with drag queens and others in costume. Don’t miss it.
This popular Copacabana banda marches along the ocean from posto 1 to posto 6.
A favorite Ipanema banda, with a 50-piece percussion band.
One of the oldest bandas of the Zona Sul parades through the streets with a 60-piece percussion band.
Crazy mixed crowd (some dressed as Carmelite nuns) parades through Santa Teresa’s streets.
Follows along the bonde (streetcar line) on a memorable celebration through Santa Teresa en route to Largo das Neves.
The oldest and biggest banda still in action. Costumes are always welcome, especially those with black-and-white spots.
This fairly long march begins at the Carlinho de Jesus Dance School and ends at the Copacabana Palace.