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By Mary Bolling Blackiston, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Another season of Carnival came to a close last weekend with the Champions Parade at the Sambódromo, as well as around thirty more blocos. After 465 blocos raged...
By Michela DellaMonica, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL — The city of Rio officials confirmed Friday evening that all fifteen blocos scheduled for this weekend will go on despite the street sweeper strike which caused a crisis in garbage...
By Claire Rivé, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Carnival’s top honor was awarded to Unidos da Tijuca on Wednesday afternoon as the 2014 Carnival G.R.E.S. (Special Group) competition results were announced, with Acadêmicos do Salgueiro in second place...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Approximately 74 official street parties known as blocos filled the streets of Rio de Janeiro on Saturday, March 1st and one famous bloco, Cordão da Bola Preta, drew...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – As Carnival 2014 weekend arrives in Rio, the famous samba school parade competition is set to take place at the Sambódromo, drawing fans from around the world. Yet...
By Mary Bolling Blackiston, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - While the Grupo Especial (Special Group) of the samba schools tends to be the center of the attention at the Carnival parade competition, the Grupo de Acesso (Access Group)...
By Michela DellaMonica, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL — Feijoada or a black bean stew traditionally cooked with various pork parts, is a staple Brazilian dish most enjoyed in a family or festive setting. Whether it be a special...
By William Jones, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Portela samba school have revealed that they will erect a giant eighteen-meter high sculpture in homage of the recent demonstrations and social movements which have swept across Brazil in the...
By Mary Bolling Blackiston, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Three-time champion G.R.E.S. Unidos da Tijuca will be the sixth and final school to perform at this year’s Carnival competition, on Monday, March 3rd in the Sambódromo between 2:25 AM...
By Michela DellaMonica, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A samba school full of rich tradition but no stranger to challenges, G.R.E.S Portela will be the second to last school to parade of the Grupo Especial (Special Group) competition...
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