Home Entertainment Madonna puts on a balaclava mask on stage during rehearsal for her free concert in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil… while her children Mercy James and David Banda are seen on stage in South America.

Madonna puts on a balaclava mask on stage during rehearsal for her free concert in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil… while her children Mercy James and David Banda are seen on stage in South America.

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Madonna, 65, was already making her presence felt in Brazil on Thursday, two days before a highly anticipated free concert on Rio de Janeiro's Copacabana beach scheduled for Saturday.

Madonna is already making her presence felt in Brazil, two days before a highly anticipated free concert on Rio de Janeiro’s Copacabana beach scheduled for Saturday.

The 65-year-old pop superstar was photographed during a rehearsal session on Thursday wearing a neon green balaclava as she prepared to wrap up her Celebration Tour in style.

The Grammy-winning singer, whose full name is Madonna Louise Veronica Ciccone, donned a black kimono by designer Eyob Yohannes as she prepared for the show, which will take place in front of the Belmond Copacabana Palace hotel.

The singer was seen getting ready for the show, singing her 1989 hit Express Yourself while playing guitar in a tweet shared by rolling stone Brazil Thursday.

Another tweet from the media showed the singer practicing their 2000 hit single Music while hundreds of fans lined up to watch rehearsals and sing along.

Madonna, 65, was already making her presence felt in Brazil on Thursday, two days before a highly anticipated free concert on Rio de Janeiro’s Copacabana beach scheduled for Saturday.

He removed his mask at one point while working with organizers on stage to perfect details of the concert.

He removed his mask at one point while working with organizers on stage to perfect details of the concert.

He removed his mask at one point while working with organizers on stage to perfect details of the concert.

The artist of hits like Vogue, Like A Virgin and Material Girl is the mother of six children: Lourdes León, 27, Rocco Ritchie, 23, David Banda, 18, Mercy James, 18, and twins Stella and Estere, 11.

David Banda and Mercy James were photographed separately ahead of the big weekend at the Belmond Copacabana Palace Hotel, where the music icon and her family are staying.

Banda donned a light blue baseball cap while at the luxury establishment, while Mercy James wore a black Emirates soccer jersey, with a rainbow bucket-shaped knit cap, hoop earrings and black sunglasses.

Madonna kicked off the Celebration tour last October at London’s O2 Arena and visited several prominent European venues throughout December, when she ventured back to the United States with a Dec. 13 concert in New York City.

Madonna revealed in March she was concluding her journey with the oceanfront concert as “a thank you to his fans for celebrating more than four decades of his music throughout the epic world tour.”

The La Isla Bonita artist last took the stage in Brazil in 2012 during The MDNA Tour, the singer’s team said in the press release, adding that the show will be broadcast live on TV Globo.

The pop superstar was photographed during a rehearsal session on Tuesday wearing a neon green balaclava.

The pop superstar was photographed during a rehearsal session on Tuesday wearing a neon green balaclava.

The Grammy-winning singer wore a black kimono by designer Eyob Yohannes

The Grammy-winning singer wore a black kimono by designer Eyob Yohannes

The artist of hits including Vogue, Like A Virgin and Material Girl was seen playing a guitar in preparation for the big show.

The artist of hits including Vogue, Like A Virgin and Material Girl was seen playing a guitar in preparation for the big show.

The vocalist had her mask half off as she sang from the stage.

The vocalist had her mask half off as she sang from the stage.

The Cherish singer began the Celebration Tour last October at the O2 Arena in London and concludes it with the big show in Brazil.

The Cherish singer began the Celebration Tour last October at the O2 Arena in London and concludes it with the big show in Brazil.

The Brazilian flag was part of the show.

The Brazilian flag was part of the show.

Madonna's daughter Mercy James attends the pre-concert rehearsal on Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro.

Madonna’s daughter Mercy James attends the pre-concert rehearsal on Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro.

The Material Girl enjoyed a few different wardrobe changes.

The Material Girl enjoyed a few different costume changes.

The pop star put on a dazzling performance, even during what was simply a rehearsal.

The pop star put on a dazzling performance, even during what was simply a rehearsal.

The rehearsal featured energetic performances from the musicians.

The rehearsal featured energetic performances from the musicians.

Madonna was also later seen sporting a black balaclava during Thursday's rehearsal in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Madonna was also later seen sporting a black balaclava during Thursday’s rehearsal in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

She sported a black velvet jumpsuit that clung to her body as she stood under the bright stage lights during sound check.

She sported a black velvet jumpsuit that clung to her body as she stood under the bright stage lights during sound check.

She donned a pair of shiny silver heeled ankle boots and also sported a pair of reflective sunglasses.

She donned a pair of shiny silver heeled ankle boots and also sported a pair of reflective sunglasses.

A backup dancer stood behind the singer as they also practiced choreography for upcoming tour dates.

A backup dancer stood behind the singer as they also practiced choreography for upcoming tour dates.

He held a microphone in his hand as he moved around the spacious stage while rehearsing the set.

He held a microphone in his hand as he moved around the spacious stage while rehearsing the set.

The Vogue hitmaker was seen wearing a black top and shorts at one point during the soundcheck.

The Vogue hitmaker was seen wearing a black top and shorts at one point during the soundcheck.

Madonna also opted for a pink mask and a black hat that she placed on top of her head.

Madonna also opted for a pink mask and a black hat that she placed on top of her head.

During rehearsals, Madonna draped the Brazilian flag over her shoulders while standing on stage.

During rehearsals, Madonna draped the Brazilian flag over her shoulders while standing on stage.

Madonna proved to be a big draw as a crowd gathered to watch the practice.

Madonna proved to be a big draw as a crowd gathered to watch the practice.

The crowd cheered as they watched the rehearsal.

The crowd cheered as they watched the rehearsal.

The music icon and his family are staying at the Belmond Copacabana Palace Hotel

The music icon and his family are staying at the Belmond Copacabana Palace Hotel

His son David Banda, 18, smiled while wearing a light blue hat during his stay at the Copacabana Palace in Rio de Janeiro.

His son David Banda, 18, smiled while wearing a light blue hat during his stay at the Copacabana Palace in Rio de Janeiro.

Madonna's daughter Mercy James donned a black Emirates soccer jersey at the hotel, complete with a knitted rainbow bucket hat.

Madonna’s daughter Mercy James donned a black Emirates soccer jersey at the hotel, complete with a knitted rainbow bucket hat.

The show of the artist from La Isla Bonita will be broadcast live on Brazil's TV Globo

The show of the artist from La Isla Bonita will be broadcast live on Brazil’s TV Globo

The elaborate set-up was almost complete on Thursday.

The elaborate set-up was almost complete on Thursday.

Hundreds of fans of the pop icon gathered near the concert venue on Thursday.

Hundreds of fans of the pop icon gathered near the concert venue on Thursday.

Area retailers had plenty of Madonna merchandise on sale amid a pre-show rush.

Area retailers had plenty of Madonna merchandise on sale amid a pre-show rush.

According to Madonna’s team, “There are no tickets required for the event, entry will be on a first-come, first-served basis on the day of the event at the Belmond Copacabana Palace Hotel.”

Other notable artists have drawn large crowds at beachfront shows on Copacabana Beach, Madonna’s team noted.

Among them are Rod Stewart in 1994 with 4 million concertgoers; the Rolling Stones in 2006 with 1.5 million; and Lenny Kravitz in 2005 with 300,000.

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