The turn of the year 2020 to 2021 on Copacabana beach and other neighborhoods in the city will not have a public presence, as traditionally happens, due to the pandemic of the new coronavirus. The New Year ‘s Eve party will be broadcast live on the Internet on the official channel of the Tourism Company of the Municipality of Rio (Riotur) on Youtube, with interpreters of pounds in all presentations.
The possibility of transmission via open or closed TV is also foreseen. Riotur intends to offer musical attractions in the main tourist spots in the city of Rio de Janeiro , with the presentation of great artists from the national and international scene and lighting of laser lights , among several visual effects.
“New Year’s Eve Rio 2021 will have a new model, due to the scenario in which the world is facing the covid-19 pandemic, and the format will be different from what we already had in the city. We will have New Year ‘s Eve of social responsibility and we will not encourage people to take to the streets. In addition, the private sector will have a unique opportunity to create a new year’s eve that is remarkable, reflecting the feeling of hope and desire that we have a better year “, said the acting president of Riotur, Fabrício Villa Flor de Carvalho.