Samba School Grande Rio Ready for Carnival 2017

The samba school Acadêmicos do Grande Rio will be the second school from the Grupo Especial to perform on the Sunday of Carnival 2017.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Samba school Acadêmicos do Grande Rio will make their way through the Sambódromo at approximately 11PM on Sunday, February 26th with their entry for the 2017 parade competition. The school, although only 28 years old, has competed in the Grupo Especial for the last 24 years.

This year, Acadêmicos do Grande Rio’s parade competition entry will tell the tale of Bahian singer Ivete Sangalo, from her childhood to her arrival . . .

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