Portela Samba School Ready for Rio 2019 Carnival

The school will be parading in honor of Clara Nunes, iconic Brazilian singer and renowned Portela supporter.

By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On the evening of Monday, March 4th, samba school G.R.E.S. Portela 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) entitled, ‘Na Madureira moderníssima, hei sempre de ouvir cantar uma sabiá’ (In the most modern Madureira, I will always hear a sage singing) a tribute to Brazilian singer and Portela icon Clara Nunes.

The school from Madureira, a neighborhood in Rio’s Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?