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By Bruno De Nicola, Senior Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO - Beija-Flor (which translates to "flower kisser"), the humming bird who's wings beat to the samba swing, prepares to fly high for Carnival 2010, wishing to carry home to Nilopolis another Sambodrome Champion title.

Over the past ten years the 'gremio' from the suburbs of Rio de Janeiro, with five Champion titles since the year 2000, has surely proven to be the best samba school of the new millennium.

Everybody recognizes Beija-Flor when it enters the Sapocai Catwalk: the incredibly big and sumptuous floats, the astonishing costumes and obviously . . .

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