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By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Last night (Wednesday, March 1st) the samba school Império Serrano was crowned the Série A (Access Group) champion of the Rio de Janeiro 2017 Carnival. With the victory, the school...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Unfortunately the 2017 Carnival parade competition of the Grupo Especial (Special Group) samba schools held in Rio's famous Sambódromo, saw four accidents this year, one on the first night and...
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 Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The G.R.E.S. Acadêmicos do Grande Rio will be the last samba school to enter the Sambódromo on the first day of Special Group parades on Sunday, February 15th. The school...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On the second night of Rio’s famous Grupo Especial (Special Group) Carnival samba school parades on Monday, February 16th, the Grêmio Recreativo Escola de Samba Beija-Flor school from Nilópolis is...
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 Mary Bolling Blackiston, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The G.R.E.S. Imperatriz Leopoldinense, part of the Grupo Especial (Special Group, or group composed of the best samba schools) will be the fourth school to perform in the Sambódromo...
By Michela DellaMonica, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Established in 1953, G.R.E.S. União da Ilha do Governador (known as União da Ilha) is renowned for its innovative and playful enredos (themes), and they will be the second school...
By Michela DellaMonica, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL — Founded in 1928, G.R.E.S. Estação Primeira de Mangueira, holds the distinction of the oldest samba school still in competition. Best known simply as Mangueira, they will parade fourth for the...
By Michela DellaMonica, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL — Often among the highest ranked in the Grupo Especial (Special Group) division, G.R.E.S. Acadêmicos do Grande Rio is fiercely gearing up for this year’s competition with a new theme and...
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