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copacabana posto 5 is the most social and colorful stretch of sand along copacabana beach, day and night. set right across from rua sá ferreira, this part of copacabana is normally crowded with international visitors, thus attracting the attention of many local performers and vendors. many people at posto 5 speaks english, and it is easy to both arrange for chairs and umbrellas, as well as making local and international friends. the construction of the new building for the museum of sound, has revived the interest of many residents for this section of copacabana beach - in the summer the project 'praia para todos' (beach for all) runs regular events and activities here. throughout the year, this is the most lively stretch of beach during the day and at night, where a variety of popular kiosks offer diverse food offerings and live music on week-ends.