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Anitta Will Perform At the Opening Ceremony of Rio 2016 With Brazilian Musical Icons Caetano Veloso and Gilberto Gil

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  • July 28, 2016
    Anitta Will Perform At the Opening Ceremony of Rio 2016 With Brazilian Musical Icons Caetano Veloso and Gilberto Gil

    Musicians Gilberto Gil, Caetano Veloso and Anitta will perform at the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games in Rio on August 5th at the Maracanã Stadium.

    It has been confirmed that Brazilian icons Gilberto Gil, Caetano Veloso and the latest musical sensation Anitta will be performing at the Olympics Opening Ceremony in Rio de Janeiro.

    Anitta garnered fame in 2013 after releasing her debut single “Show das Poderosas".  In November 2014, she became the youngest Brazilian singer to ever perform at the Latin Grammy Awards.  The Rio de Janeiro-born singer performed “Bang”, a single from her third studio album, which was released in the last quarter of 2015.  “Bang” is a huge hit in Brazil and its music video has been viewed more than 211 million times on YouTube.

    The Rio 2016 Opening Ceremony is expected to last about three hours.

    Maracanã's gates will open at 4:30 pm local time.  The pre-show will begin at 7:15 pm, before the official Opening Ceremony starts at 8 pm and will come to an end with the lighting of the Olympic Pyre, while some of the most important part of the night's activities yet to be revealed.

    Click here to watch Bang

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on July 28, 2016 - 12:00am

Musicians Gilberto Gil, Caetano Veloso and Anitta will perform at the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games in Rio on August 5th at the Maracanã Stadium.

It has been confirmed that Brazilian icons Gilberto Gil, Caetano Veloso and the latest musical sensation Anitta will be performing at the Olympics Opening Ceremony in Rio de Janeiro.

Anitta garnered fame in 2013 after releasing her debut single “Show das Poderosas".  In November 2014, she became the youngest Brazilian singer to ever perform at the Latin Grammy Awards.  The Rio de Janeiro-born singer performed “Bang”, a single from her third studio album, which was released in the last quarter of 2015.  “Bang” is a huge hit in Brazil and its music video has been viewed more than 211 million times on YouTube.

The Rio 2016 Opening Ceremony is expected to last about three hours.

Maracanã's gates will open at 4:30 pm local time.  The pre-show will begin at 7:15 pm, before the official Opening Ceremony starts at 8 pm and will come to an end with the lighting of the Olympic Pyre, while some of the most important part of the night's activities yet to be revealed.

Click here to watch Bang