Grande Rio Samba School Ready for Rio’s 2019 Carnival

The samba school’s parade will center around the theme of education, setting good examples for young people, and also critiquing the small misdemeanors we all commit and the harm they can cause to others and to society.

By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Sunday, March 3rd, samba school G.R.E.S. do Grande Rio will compete in the Grupo Especial with their parade scheduled to begin at 11:25 PM. The group will present their ‘samba enredo’ (thematic samba composition) along the theme of ‘Quem nunca…? Que atire a primeira pedra’ (Who has never…? Throw the first stone) which will focus on education while critiquing bad habits large and small.

This year, the school are welcoming plenty of new faces, with the arrival of a new singer, Evandro Mallandro, a new ‘Primeira . . .

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