Estácio de Sá Win Promotion to Grupo Especial at Rio’s 2019 Carnival

This is the eighth time the samba school have won Série A, while they have also been crowned champions of Grupo Especial once in 1992.

By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This Ash Wednesday, March 6th, Estácio de Sá samba school was announced the winners of Rio’s Série A (Access Group) Carnival 2019 parades, beating twelve other contenders, including strong competition from Acadêmicos do Cubango, among others.

Hailing from Estácio in Rio’s city center, the school Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?