The song played the most in Rio right now is “The Girl from Ipanema.”
In the event you want to get into the mood, here is the version from 1964 and then the original version.
With that, Morio went to Ipanema and Copacabana to do more research on the inspiration for a song that is so famous in Brazil and known around the world.
Here’s what Morio said.
“The song was played during the Olympic opening ceremony.
I don’t have an event until 10 o’clock tonight, so I decided my quest was to find THE GIRL from Ipanema.”
Here’s what Morio found at the beach.
No, I did not see THE GIRL from Ipanema.
At least he got to the beaches … Here’s Copacabana. And later, back to the Games.