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By Ciara Long, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - With Carnival approaching fast, technical rehearsals for Rio’s top samba schools will begin mid-month, with free entry for members of the public to watch. Schools from the Grupo Especial (Special Group)...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – With themes ranging from São Jorge to Don Quixote to Marques de Sapucai to a celebration of the Olympic Games, six samba schools paraded in Rio de Janeiro`s Sambódromo...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Winning the 2015 Série A competition, the samba school Estácio de Sá returns to the Grupo Especial (Special Group) this year after an eight-year absence and will be the...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Months before Carnival celebrations will take over Rio de Janeiro and the city's famous samba schools will parade in the Sambódromo, Liga Independente das Escolas de Samba /Liesa (Independent...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On the second day of competitions, Saturday February 14th, eight samba schools of the second league, the Série A, will show off their samba songs, costumes and floats in colorful...
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)...
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