Final Six Samba Schools Parade in Rio Carnival 2017

The last night of this year’s samba parade competition, though marred by yet more accidents, was filled by colorful ensembles and lively parades from Rio's top samba schools.

By Ciara Long, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The final six schools took part in Rio Carnival’s samba parade competition last night, on Monday February 27th, parading down the 700m stretch of the Sambódromo until the early hours of the morning.

While several schools passed through the avenue with ease, a further three schools had difficulty with their floats causing yet more severe accidents.

União da Ilha was the first school to compete, presenting . . .

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