Music

Rita Ora displays her off-duty beauty as she goes make-up free while jetting into Brazil

She performed a triumphant free gig in Albania on Tuesday.

And Rita Ora showed no signs of slowing down as she jetted into Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, for the annual Rock In Rio 2022 music festival on Wednesday.

The singer, 31, went make-up free for the flight, while dressing down in a Balenciaga baseball hat and black active wear.

Off-duty beauty: Rita Ora showed no signs of slowing down as she jetted into Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, for the annual Rock In Rio 2022 music festival on Wednesday

Off-duty beauty: Rita Ora showed no signs of slowing down as she jetted into Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, for the annual Rock In Rio 2022 music festival on Wednesday

The musician, who was joined by members of her team, looked stunning as she flashed a wide smile to waiting fans.

Rita showed off the results of her hard work in the gym as she stunned in the clinging black T-shirt and leggings.

She finished off her look with a pair of Nike trainers while she toted her belongings in a Prada shoulder bag.

Rita’s appearance comes after she put on a show-stopping display while taking to the stage to perform a triumphant free gig in Albania on Tuesday.

Jet-setter: The singer, 31, went make-up free for the flight, while dressing down in a Balenciaga baseball hat and black active wear

Jet-setter: The singer, 31, went make-up free for the flight, while dressing down in a Balenciaga baseball hat and black active wear

Touch down: The musician, who was joined by members of her team, looked stunning as she flashed a wide smile to waiting fans

Touch down: The musician, who was joined by members of her team, looked stunning as she flashed a wide smile to waiting fans

The performer was born in Kosovo to parents of Albanian descent before moving to London as a child but she counts Tirana, the capital of Albania, as her home.

The global superstar took to the stage in Skederbej Square in Tirana where she performed a 14-song free show in a moment that she described as ‘unforgettable’.

Rita looked every inch the pop star in a sparkling long-sleeved sheer black leotard, which was covered in glitzy sequin patterns.

She paired her racy ensemble with a pair of matching stockings and completed the eye-catching look with black heeled boots.

Incredible: Rita's appearance comes after she put on a show-stopping display while taking to the stage to perform a triumphant free gig in Albania on Tuesday

Incredible: Rita’s appearance comes after she put on a show-stopping display while taking to the stage to perform a triumphant free gig in Albania on Tuesday

Her outfit was a custom piece created for her by fellow Albanian and renowned fashion designer Valdrin Sahiti, who has made outfits for the likes of Beyonce, Cardi B, Paris Hilton and Angelica Ross.

The Poison hitmaker showed off her sensational moves as she strutted across the stage and performed with an array of back-up dancers, while fireworks and flames lit up behind her.

At one point in her show, Rita was seen powerfully standing with one hand behind her back as she raised the Albanian flag proudly in the air.

Rita opened her set with the 2019 song Ritual before ripping through a selection of her biggest hits including Your Song and Hot Right Now and wrapping up with an encore consisting of Lonely Together and the chart-topping single Anywhere.

Welcome home: The performer was born in Kosovo to parents of Albanian descent before moving to London as a child but she counts Tirana, the capital of Albania, as her home

Welcome home: The performer was born in Kosovo to parents of Albanian descent before moving to London as a child but she counts Tirana, the capital of Albania, as her home

The incredible free concert was organized by Tirana’s Mayor Erion Veliaj to celebrate the capital city being named as the EU’s Youth Capital for 2022.

Speaking about the concert – and earlier being awarded a prestigious award by the Albanian president, Rita said she will ‘never forget’ the show in her parents’ home country.

During her trip, Rita was awarded the Naim Frashëri order by the President of Albania, Mr Bajram Begaj.

She said: ‘There are some things in life you never forget, this trip will be one of them. Today has been an unreal day.

‘I had the great honor of being awarded the Naim Frashëri order by the President of Albania, Mr Bajram Begaj.

Eye-catching: Rita looked every inch the pop star in a sparkling long-sleeved sheer black leotard, which was covered in glitzy sequin patterns

Eye-catching: Rita looked every inch the pop star in a sparkling long-sleeved sheer black leotard, which was covered in glitzy sequin patterns

Wow!  She paired her racy ensemble with a pair of matching stockings and completed the eye-catching look with black heeled boots

Wow! She paired her racy ensemble with a pair of matching stockings and completed the eye-catching look with black heeled boots

‘This is something awarded to Albanians and foreign citizens for their valuable works and activities in science, art and culture. Thank you so much from the bottom of my heart.’

Rita was born in Pristina, Kosovo, but is of Albanian descent and moved to London with her parents as a child when they sought refuge in the UK.

The Body On Me hitmaker has various ties to Tirana, which she counts as home alongside Pristina and London, and celebrating the capital city being named as EU’s Youth Capital is very close to her heart.

Earlier in the trip, Rita was given the Naim Frashëri decoration, an award given to Albanians in the fields of science, art, culture and education for their valuable works and activities.

Performance: She showed off her sensational moves as she strutted across the stage and performed with an array of back-up dancers, while fireworks and flames lit up behind her

Performance: She showed off her sensational moves as she strutted across the stage and performed with an array of back-up dancers, while fireworks and flames lit up behind her

She visited the presidential palace, the Pallati i Brigatave, with her father Nick to receive her honor from Albanian President Bajram Begaj on Monday.

Rita stood at the front of the room behind a podium to give a short speech during her visit.

Rita kept her 16.1 million Instagram followers updated as the events unfolded throughout the day, explaining how ‘grateful she was to be in Albania’.

Beside her recent post, she penned: ‘Yesterday I landed in Albania for a trip that is so close to my heart and means so much to me. Tirana are celebrating being voted Youth Capital of Europe 2022!

'Some things in life you never forget': During her trip, Rita was awarded the Naim Frashëri order by the President of Albania, Mr Bajram Begaj

‘Some things in life you never forget’: During her trip, Rita was awarded the Naim Frashëri order by the President of Albania, Mr Bajram Begaj

‘We started the day by visiting Liceu Jordan Misja school of music and finished it by having dinner with Mayor Erion Veliaj at the town hall. It’s going to be an amazing few days and I’m looking forward to sharing this journey with you.’

It comes after the singer exchanged vows with director Taika Waititi during a private ceremony in August.

Rita and Taika started dating in March 2021, before going public with their romance that August.

The couple got engaged two months ago, and sources now claim that they are planning a huge party to celebrate their secret wedding with friends and family.

Meet Mrs Waititi-Ora!  It comes after the singer exchanged vows with director Taika Waititi during a private ceremony in August (pictured in March)

Meet Mrs Waititi-Ora! It comes after the singer exchanged vows with director Taika Waititi during a private ceremony in August (pictured in March)

.

Leave a Comment