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? Login Here