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RIO DE JANEIRO NEW YEARS EVE Fireworks

Copacabana Beach is very famous for the Reveillon
This year there was 2.300.000 people at the beach looking at the sky for the midnight fireworks.

In Brazil is very popular that everybody dress in WHITE clothes and go to the beaches all long the Brazilian coast.
We do have one of the biggest ocean coast in the world.

And the party at Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro is the biggest meeting point for that special moment every year.
The fireworks show took 19 minutes total time, and it was made with 25 tons of chinese fireworks mounted on eight big ships (those that are used to carry cars) placed at 400 meters from the beach sand.

Behind the ships, at 400 meters more distant, there was lots of yatchs of all sizes and 4 big ocean-cruisers that come to Brazil from other countries just to watch the big party.

Besides dressing in white, people do throw white flowers on the Ocean as an offer to the sea, and  asking for a better life in the following year, with more health, more money, more happiness, etc... They cry, they pray, they jump, they dance, they yell, welcoming the New Year.

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