By Sarah Brown, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - As 2017 draws ever closer, this only means one thing for Rio's samba schools - Carnival is arriving. Liga Independente das Escolas de Samba/LIESA (League of Independent Samba Schools) have announced the schedules for the official parades of the Carnival 2017, which will see twelve samba schools give their greatest performance over the course of two days.

On Sunday, February 26th, the Sambódromo will receive . . .

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