Rio de Janeiro Current Affairs, GK & News

May 20: World Bee Day

Every year May 20 is being celebrated as World Bee Day by the United Nations. The official celebrations began in 2018. Highlights The World Bee Day is celebrated to commemorate the birthday of Slovenian apiculture pioneer Anton Jansa. This year, the World Bee Day is celebrated under the theme. Theme: Save the Bees The day ..

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Rio de Janeiro recognised as World Capital of Architecture 2020

Rio de Janeiro has been recognised as ‘World Capital of Architecture’ for 2020 by The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO). Rio de Janeiro will be hosting the World Congress of the International Union of Architects (UIA) in July 2020. The theme of the 2020 World Congress of the International Union of Architects ..

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Rio de Janeiro named as World Capital of Architecture for 2020

The Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro has been named as the World Capital of Architecture for 2020 by the UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization). Rio will be the first city to receive the title under a program launched together by UNESCO and the International Union of Architects (UIA) in 2018. The ..

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Rio de Janeiro accorded UNESCO world heritage status  

The UN cultural body UNESCO has accorded world heritage status to Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro (nicknamed as Marvelous City).  It has been registered as “Carioca Landscapes between Mountain and Sea” on the UNESCO world heritage list. Rio de Janeiro has been accorded this status in recognition of its extraordinary fusion of man-made and ..

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Rio gets UNESCO World Heritage Status

The Marvellous City or Rio de Janeiro has officially entered into the UNECSO’s list of world heritage sites. Rio de Janeiro city has been registered as “Carioca Landscapes between Mountain and Sea” on the UNESCO world heritage list. UNESCO has highlighted Rio’s extraordinary fusion of man-made and natural beauty that has made it to feature on the ..

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