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Here’s a tip for the fans of festivals: This year, to celebrate the anniversary of Rock in Rio Lisbon, that will be free concerts at Belém Tower on the 6th, 7th and 8th of September. The festival organization promised a memorable event with great music, video mapping, pyrotechnics and the biggest fireworks ever seen in Tejo River.
Torre de Belém Garden.
The first edition of the festival happened in 1985 in Brazil. The initial idea was to take international artists to the stages of Latin America and give people the opportunity to see their idols closely. It was only in 2004 that the festival came to the Portuguese land. The first edition of International Rock in Rio took place in Lisbon, and later on in Madrid and Las Vegas. Nowadays, the organization is focused only in Brazil and Portugal.
Group of friends at a music festival.
On the first day of the event, an Orchestra conducted by Rui Massena and composed by 60 musicians will perform the biggest success of the 15 years of Rock in Rio – Portugal. On the 7th of September, the main attraction is the British band, James. On the 8th, the Brazilian singer Ivete Sangalo, who performed in all the Portuguese editions of the festival, comes to the stage.
The concerts will be a preparation for the event that is going to take place in Brazil at the end of September and make the Portuguese people even more excited for the 2020 edition. We can expect that great things are coming!
Band playing in a music concert.
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