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By Ciara Long, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – One of the oldest samba schools to compete in the Grupo Especial (Special Group) parade competition, Unidos da Tijuca will perform on Monday, February 27th in the Sambódromo. The school,...
By Ciara Long, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Formed in Rio’s Zona Oeste (West Zone) in 1955, samba school Mocidade Independente do Padre Miguel this year takes its inspiration from the area’s notorious heat, as if competes in...
By Ciara Long, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – One of Rio’s most famous samba schools, Beija-Flor de Nilópolis, will close the first night of the Grupo Especial (Special Group) competition in the Sambódromo on Sunday, February 26th. The...
By Ciara Long, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On Saturday, February 25th, Rio’s Sambódromo will see performances from the second group of Série A samba schools, otherwise known as the Second League. As with the previous night, performances...
By Anna Kaiser, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Two legendary samba schools, Vila Isabel and Portela, will face off in this Saturday's edition of the “Feijoada Nota 10” (Perfect 10 Feijoada) cook-off, a competition pitting Grupo Especial (Special...
By Ana Gabriela Ribeiro, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With less then a month to go before Carnival 2012, revelers need to hurry up if they still want to buy Fantasias (Carnival costumes) to parade on the “Sapucai”...
By Helen Trouten Torres, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - For those seeking a traditional neighborhood in Rio with similar comforts and amenities of Zona Sul (South Zone), Tijuca is an obvious choice. Often referred to as the...
By Vânia Maciel, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Last Saturday the Sambódromo saw the last of Samba school parades for this year with the six top schools of the year parading down the Sapucaí once more. The...
By Vânia Maciel, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – After much anxiety the winner of the contest between the top twelve Samba schools of Rio de Janeiro, was announced early evening this Ash Wednesday. The competition is much...
By Vânia Maciel, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This past Sunday and Monday evenings the contest for Rio's best Samba school was held in the Sambódromo. The twelve top schools of the Grupo Especial paraded filling the Sapucaí...
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