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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – With a little more than a month left before the annual Carnival parade competition in Rio de Janeiro, samba schools in the the Grupo Especial (Special Group) have yet to...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - With the slogan “I am my Gender Identity”, hundreds of thousands of people flocked Copacabana Beach on Sunday for the 21st Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) parade. This year’s...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Grêmio Recreativo Escola de Samba Imperatriz Leopoldinense samba school will parade fifth on the second day of Grupo Especial (Special Group) samba parades. The school is scheduled to make...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With the incumbent President Dilma Rousseff winning reelection in October, the Presidential Palace makes the final preparations for the inauguration ceremony to be held Thursday, January 1st in Brasília....
By Michela DellaMonica, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL — The Cidade Maravilhosa is in high energy today with the bulk of the authorized blocos happening today. The highlight event is the Cordão da Bola Preta, which will take place...
By Michela DellaMonica, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL — The Carnival street parties or “Carnaval de Rua” (Street Carnival) are where people from all walks of life come together to celebrate with hundreds of themed parties called "blocos." Varying...
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 Michela DellaMonica, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL — All are welcome to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the historic Marquês de Sapucaí or Sambódromo, Rio de Janeiro's temple of samba, tomorrow, Sunday, February 24th at 7PM. Admission is...
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...
By Michela DellaMonica, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL — Carnival 2013 champions, G.R.E.S. Unidos de Vila Isabel, known as Vila Isabel for short, is known for its famous supporters and samba composers that attribute to the schools enredo (theme)...
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