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By Ciara Long, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This year’s Carnival in Rio might have officially ended on the last day of February, but the celebrations continued this weekend with the Champions Parade and more blocos in the...
By Ciara Long, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The leading samba schools from this year’s Carnival competition will perform again this Saturday in the Sambódromo. The evening will start from 10PM, beginning with the lowest-scoring groups of the...
By Ciara Long, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Six samba schools from Rio’s Grupo Especial (Special Group) performed last night, Sunday, February 26th, in the Sambódromo. Paraíso do Tuiuti, Grande Rio, Imperatriz, Vila Isabel, Salgueiro and Beija-Flor all...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – With themes ranging from an homage to a politician to celebrations of clowns and tricksters to tributes to national musicians, the remaining six samba schools paraded in Rio de...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Acadêmicos do Salgueiro will be the second school to parade down the famed Sambódromo on February 8th during the second night of Grupo Especial (Special Group) competition for the...
By Nicole Eberhard, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – While Carnival in Rio de Janeiro is the ultimate South American event to attend, travelers don’t have to wait until February to experience the true spirit of Carnival in Rio....
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On Sunday, February 15th, G.R.E.S. Acadêmicos do Salgueiro will be the fifth samba school of the Grupo Especial (Special Group) to parade down Rio de Janeiro's Sambódromo during the...
By Fiona Hurrell, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Another incredible Carnival at the Sambódromo in Rio drew to a close last Saturday (February 16th) with the samba schools Champions’ Parade. Crowds turned out in full force to...
By Fiona Hurrell, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Considered by many in Rio to be the most fun of the Grupo Especial (Special Group), Salgueiro has been announced as the second Samba School to parade down the...
By Fiona Hurrell, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - After a tough decision by the team of Carnival judges, Unidos da Tijuca was announced the 2012 Champion on Wednesday, February 22nd. The samba school, along with runners up, Salgueiro,...
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