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Rock in Rio
Por Um Mundo Melhor
A new edition of the most famous festival of music in Brazil is comming. The last time that Rock in Rio “Por Um Mundo Melhor” (something like “for a better world”) happened was in 2001, long time ago, with importante names of the world music. The first edition was in 1985, with 28 bands and 1.380.000 persons. Because of the success, another one was happened in 1991.
In the first edition, Queen was the principal atraction, with another famous bands like AC-DC, Iron Maiden, Rod Stewart, White Snake and other. Brazilians bands had presented too.
In the second edition, the Maracana Stadium (Estadio do Maracana) received the concert. A-HA, Faith No More, George Michael, Santana, Prince and so much more were there.
In the last edition, people could listen to eletronic or differents kinds of regional music, too.
The performance from Red Hot Chili Peppers and Guns N' Roses were momemorable. Names of the pop musicians that were there : Britney Spear, Backstreet Boys, Aaron Carter and N'Sync, for example.
For the next edition, will be 6 days (on 2 weekends) with a lot of atractions: Red Hot Chili Peppers and Guns N' Roses have already confirmed. After that, Shakira, Lenny Kravitz and Rihana, and more. Djs and brazilian bands to complete the party.
Portugal and Espana received the projetc in the last years, but this time in Brazil is so expected, more than 10 years latter...
If you don't know Brazil yet, now is the chance. You could know more about the City of the Rock (Cidade do Rock) that will be done for the festival. Buf after all, you can travel around Rio de Janeiro, to enjoy the beaches, the kind person and the brazilain foofd And dont't foget: Is a rock festival, but you are in the samba country! Enjoy all the rythims...