By Vânia Maciel, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Following the parade order for the 2011 Carnival at the Sambodrome, this week's profile is of Mocidade Independente de Padre Miguel, more commonly known as "Mocidade", which will be the third to enter the avenue on Sunday, March 6th.

Founded in Padre Miguel, a neighborhood in Zona Oeste (the West zone) of Rio de Janeiro, Mocidade is another Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed? Login Here