Imperatriz Leopoldinense Samba School Ready for Rio 2019 Carnival

The school will be competing with a parade that explores the relationship humans have had with money throughout history.

By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In the early hours of Monday, March 4th, samba school G.R.E.S. Imperatriz Leopoldinense will compete in the Grupo Especial with their parade scheduled to begin at 2:40 AM. The group will present their ‘samba enredo’ (thematic samba composition) entitled, ‘E aí, me dá um dinheiro aí ?’ (So, give me some money then?) which will explore the theme of money and its relationship with human beings, from the invention of the earliest currencies to present-day capitalism.

Imperatriz’s Carnavalescos (Carnival Designers) for 2019, Mário Monteiro and . . .

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