Grande Rio Will Wrap First Day of 2015 Carnival Parades

By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The G.R.E.S. Acadêmicos do Grande Rio will be the last samba school to enter the Sambódromo on the first day of Special Group parades on Sunday, February 15th. The school from Duque de Caxias is expected to make their entrance in the early morning hours.

Grande Rio was formed in the Baixada Fluminense municipality of Duque de Caxias and has its origins in the 1950s. However, it was officially founded in 1988 as the result of the fusion of G.R.E.S. Grande Rio and . . .

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