Ipanema

What is Ipanema known for?


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, but the most famous are the ones in Copacabana (Copacabana (Rio de Janeiro)), Ipanema, Leblon, Lagoa (Lagoa, Rio de Janeiro), Jardim Botânico (Jardim Botânico, Rio de Janeiro), and in downtown Rio. Organizers often compose their own music themes that are added to the performance and singing of classic "marchinhas" and samba popular songs. "Cordão do bola preta" ("Polka Dot Bloco"), that goes through the heart of Rio's historical center, and "


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Leblon and Arpoador. The beach at Ipanema became widely known by the song "The Girl from Ipanema" ("''Garota de Ipanema''"), written by Antônio Carlos Jobim and Vinícius de Moraes. Etymology The word "Ipanema" comes from the Tupi language and means "stinky lake", from ''upaba'' ("lake") and ''nem'' ("stinky").

, with music by Jobim (Antônio Carlos Jobim) and Portuguese lyrics by de Moraes (Vinícius de Moraes) with English lyrics written later by Norman Gimbel. Its popularity has seen a resurgence with Diana Krall's song "Boy from Ipanema" released in 2008. Character thumb Works by Brazilian painter Emilia Castellan at the weekly “Hippie Fair” at Ipanema. (Image:Rio ArtFair Rain Kiss.png) Ipanema is adjacent to Copacabana (Rio de

by American jazz musicians in the early 1960s, and song "The Girl from Ipanema" remains probably the best known Brazilian musical export, eventually becoming a kind of jazz standard. On December 31, 2006, The Black Eyed Peas performed at the last stop on the Monkey Business tour, at Ipanema Beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for more than 1 million people, being their biggest concert ever. The Black Eyed Peas performed at the UK leg (Live Earth concert, London) of Live


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Earth on July 7, 2007 at Wembley Stadium, London. will.i.am performed a new song, "Help Us Out", at the event, which is now on his album, ''Songs About Girls'', as "S.O.S. (Mother Nature)". They headlined the main Ocean Stage at the Summer Sonic Festival in Tokyo, Japan on August 11, and Osaka, Japan on August 12, 2007. The act consisted of the band performing their hits, as well as Fergie singing solo tracks from ''The Dutchess''. will.i.am again sang songs


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development and its social life. Two mountains called the ''Dois Irmãos'' (Two Brothers) rise at the western end of the beach, which is divided into segments by marks known as ''postos'' (lifeguard towers). Beer is sold everywhere, along with the traditional ''cachaça''. There are always circles of people playing football (association football), volleyball, and footvolley, a locally invented sport that is a combination of volleyball and football. In the winter the Ocean surface wave


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, Guayaquil thumb Tom Jobim (Image:Tom cigar.jpg). The first bossa nova records by João Gilberto, in the last years of the 50s, quickly became huge hits in Brazil. Antonio Carlos Jobim and other composers helped further develop this fusion of jazz harmonies and a smoother, often slower, samba beat, which developed at the beach neighborhoods of Ipanema and, later, the Copacabana (Copacabana (Rio de Janeiro)) nightclubs. Bossa nova was introduced to the rest of the world


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nol newsid_8250000 newsid_8250700 8250788.stm?bw bb&mp wm&news 1&nol_storyid 8250788&bbcws 1 "Rio de Janeiro's Beach Culture" Tayfun King, ''Fast Track'', BBC World News (September 11, 2009) such as Barra da Tijuca, Copacabana (Copacabana (Rio de Janeiro)), Ipanema, and Leblon. Some of the most famous landmarks in addition to the beaches include the giant statue of Christ the Redeemer (Christ the Redeemer (statue)) ('Cristo Redentor') atop


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and tourists use the opportunity to ride bikes, roller skate, skateboard, and walk along the ocean. Ipanema has played its own role in Rio's culture since its beginning. It has universities, art galleries, theaters and cafes. Ipanema holds its own street parade during Carnival festivities, separate from Rio de Janeiro's. Banda de Ipanema attracts up to 50,000 people to the streets of Ipanema for Carnival. Beach The beach of Ipanema is known for its elegant


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development and its social life. Two mountains called the ''Dois Irmãos'' (Two Brothers) rise at the western end of the beach, which is divided into segments by marks known as ''postos'' (lifeguard towers). Beer is sold everywhere, along with the traditional ''cachaça''. There are always circles of people playing football (association football), volleyball, and footvolley, a locally invented sport that is a combination of volleyball and football. In the winter the Ocean surface wave


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 cm (5 feet 9.5 inches) tall. O Dia newspaper Her model career started when she was 16 years old, Sordos website after she was discovered in the Ipanema neighborhood by Agência Mega. Brenda Costa is placed 23rd


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A large number of city bus lines have stops at the entrance of University. It is close to Leblon, Ipanema, Jardim Botânico and Lagoa (Lagoa, Rio de Janeiro), which are some of the wealthiest neighborhoods in Rio. The subway (Subway (rail)) authority (Metrô (Rio de Janeiro Metro)) has planned expanding its line to a station at the entrance of PUC-Rio, however, while the Gávea station is not built, Metrô (Rio de Janeiro Metro)-branded buses connect the University to the ''General Osório'' station (located in Ipanema) and to ''Botafogo'' station (on Botafogo beach). A large number of city bus lines have stops at the entrance of University. It is close to Leblon, Ipanema, Jardim Botânico and Lagoa (Lagoa, Rio de Janeiro), which are some of the wealthiest neighborhoods in Rio. The subway (Subway (rail)) authority (Metrô (Rio de Janeiro Metro)) has planned expanding its line to a station at the entrance of PUC-Rio, however, while the Gávea station is not built, Metrô (Rio de Janeiro Metro)-branded buses connect the University to the ''General Osório'' station (located in Ipanema) and to ''Botafogo'' station (on Botafogo beach). '''Brenda Costa''' is a Brazilian fashion model (Model (person)) and former swimmer. She was born on November 8, 1982 in Rio de Janeiro. Brenda Costa at AskMen Brenda Costa is 177 cm (5 feet 9.5 inches) tall. O Dia newspaper Her model career started when she was 16 years old, Sordos website after she was discovered in the Ipanema neighborhood by Agência Mega. Brenda Costa is placed 23rd in the Models.com Top 25 Sexiest Models. Models.com She was on the cover of the April 2004 French (France) edition of ''ELLE'' magazine. Brenda Costa Profile in the FMD-database. Accessed 2008-09-02. In November 2005 she appeared on an episode of ''Tout le monde en parle''. http: www.imdb.com name nm2076918 Costa, who was born deaf, has a tattoo of an eye on the base of neck which signifies that she is on the lookout for people who mistreat her behind her back.

Ipanema

thumb Ipanema beach panorama. (Image:Ipaneman beach Rio de Janeirossa.jpg)

'''Ipanema''' ( ) is a neighborhood located in the South Zone (Rio de Janeiro#South Zone) of the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, between Leblon (Leblon, Rio de Janeiro) and Arpoador. The beach at Ipanema became widely known by the song "The Girl from Ipanema" ("''Garota de Ipanema''"), written by Antônio Carlos Jobim and Vinícius de Moraes.

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