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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rebellion, the New Year's Eve of Rio de Janeiro, on December 31 is one for the record books. The arrival of the new year is joyfully celebrated with a festival of fun and shows, so it's no surprise that it's considered one of the biggest New Year celebrations across the globe. Thousands of people descend upon the board walk and the beach of Copacabana for a massive party of music, revelry and one of the world's greatest fireworks displays with famous Rio's mountains as the backdrop. People party their way into the new year at the street party featuring incredible live music and entertainment, movies, DJ's, giant screens and outdoor bars. This year's highlight is the screening of the movie Rio 2 (Angry Birds). The live music this year will be headlined by Escola de Samba Vila Isabel.

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