2016 New Year’s Eve in Copacabana will be the principal of the New Year’s Eve event in Rio de Janeiro and will as usual attractions with a schedule of major national attractions and the best fireworks show produced in Brazil.

Most of the music will be dedicated to samba, as the theme of the New Year’s Eve on Copacabana beach will honor the 2016 Rio summer games and the 100 years of samba.

Already confirmed the schedule of the Copacabana stage will offer Zeca Pagodinho, Diogo Nogueira, Gabriel Moura, the Sambra group and Jorge Ben Jor.

New thing to this edition is that among the musical performances there will be a play stage that tells the story of the dance samba during this last century. The protagonist of the play is the singer Diogo Nogueira.

Referring to the fireworks show, the party will, as last year, 16 minutes of an exceptional show. At the end of the show, there will be a drum roll, with two thousand participants, and this time the sky of Copacabana will be all lit in white, to send a peace and love message.

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2016 Copacabana program:

18h to 18h30 – DJ Marcelo Garcia

18:30 to 19:30 – Gabriel Moura

20h to 22h – “SAMBRA, the musical – 100 years of samba”, with Diogo Nogueira

22.30 at 23.45 – Jorge Ben Jor

00h20 at 1:40 a.m. – Zeca Pagodinho

2am to 3am – Beija-Flor de Nilópolis

There will be concerts at different points in Copacabana and also in other districts of Rio de Janeiro. Attractions such as Arlindo Cruz, Dudu Nobre, Acadêmicos do Salgueiro e Acadêmicos do Grande Rio have already confirmed shows on Santa Clara stage, also in Copacabana.