Rio is always ready to erupt into festivities, and Brazilian Independence Day, September 7, is no exception. Before the fireworks, mega-concerts, parades, military exhibitions and libations start to flow, however, a little historical background:
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August 19, 2011
Rio de Janeiro is currently gearing up to host two of the biggest sporting events in the world, the 2014 Men’s World Cup and 2016 summer Olympics. This past July, the city also got an outstanding warm up, successfully hosting the Fifth CISM Military World Games, sponsored by the International Military Sports Council.