A new song to celebrate Rio 2016.
The next Olympics will only happen in 2016, but with the closing of the event in London, Rio de Janeiro officially became the new host city. To celebrate this historic moment, marked by the arrival of the Olympic flag to Brazil, a new song was just released to be the theme song of the Olympic City.
“Os Grandes Deuses do Olimpo Visitam o Rio de Janeiro (The Great Gods of Olympus visit Rio de Janeiro), is the name of the song. Produced by Kassin, the single features great names from Rio, like Diogo Nogueira, Mart’nália, Mr. Catra, Thalma de Freitas, Zeca Pagodinho, Arlindo Cruz, and Ed Motta. The chorus brings together numerous artists such as Buchecha, Fernanda Abreu, Fundo de Quintal, Jorge Aragão, Pedro Luis, Roberta Sá, Sandra de Sá, Toni Garrido, Zelia Duncan, Ronaldo Bastos and the Velhas Guardas of the samba schools of Vila Isabel and Imperio Serrano.
The video also features the participation of famous celebrities like Fernanda Montenegro, Rodrigo Santoro, Martinho da Vila, Carolina Dieckmann, among others.