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Rock in Rio 2011

A haunting image sets the mood from within the Olympic Park City of Rock, in Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro.

©Rock in Rio 2011 - Estacio - Joselia Frasao

A haunting image sets the mood from within the Olympic Park City of Rock, in Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro. Welcome to Rock in Rio. According to the festival, this is “the largest music and entertainment event in all history, with nine editions held in Brazil, Portugal and Spain. The live festival has attracted more than 5 million people, who applauded, 656 bands. There has been more than 780 hours of music, broadcast to more than one billion TV viewers in 80 countries. Using music as a universal language, which unites people all around the world, Rock in Rio is a vehicle for communicating emotion.” October 2 concluded this event for 2011. What a show.