Rio de Janeiro


FACES Magazine March 2023.  Vibrant Rio de Janeiro is home to Carnival, one of the biggest parties on the planet. Located on the southeastern coast of South America, Rio is famous for its natural beauty.  

It was named after a river that doesn’t exist, it hosts one of the planet’s biggest parties, and its home to the popular acai fruit. Do you know where in the world FACES Magazine is featuring this month?  


If you guessed Rio de Janeiro, you are correcto! From soccer to street art, Christ to Carnival, FACES Magazine is jam-packed with everything you ever wanted to know about Rio de Janeiro. You’ll feel like you’re there with the gorgeous photos, detailed articles, language lessons, and authentic stories that FACES Magazine provides. Plus, meet the Agoutis – known as the “fuzzy butts of the forest.” 


Enjoy features including: 

·         The Marvelous City: Welcome to Rio by Marcia Amidon Lusted

·         Speaking Portuguese

·         Carnival: Rio de Janeiro’s Biggest Party by Katia Barber

·         A Day at the Beaches

·         Great Eating in Rio by Emily Abbink

·         Outstretched Arms: Christ the Redeemer by Marcia Amidon Lusted

·         A City of Color: Street Art in Rio de Janeiro by Rachel Kehoe

·         Checking Out the National Library by Gail Skroback Hennessey

·         Ronaldo Nazário: Rio’s Soccer Legend by Marcia Amidon Lusted

·         The Dancing Turtle retold by Pat Betteley

Regular features of FACES Magazine include High Five, At a Glance, Critter Corner, Where in the World, A Closer Look, Your Turn, Dear Kylie, Art Connection, Say What?, One Last Face, Contest, and a crossword puzzle.