Carnival 2015 Bloco Celebrations Take Over Rio Streets

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On Saturday, February 14th, millions of party-goers joined over two dozen blocos parading down Rio de Janeiro streets as part of the ongoing free parties known as Carnaval da Rua (Street Carnival). During the morning, an estimated one million revelers attended the Bloco Cordão da Bola Preta parade in Centro (Downtown).

Many attendees dressed in black and white polka dots to accompany the bloco, one of the oldest traditional blocos in the city, as it marched with a theme celebrating theSubscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?