Série A Samba Schools Will Open Rio’s 2017 Carnival

Six of the twelve samba schools in the Second League, or Série A, will perform in the Sambódromo on Friday, February 24th, the first night of Carnival 2017.

By Ciara Long, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With 2017’s Carnival celebrations approaching next month, Rio de Janeiro’s samba schools are getting ready to take their places in the Sambódromo. As always the Second League, or Série A, parades will open the competition with the Sambódromo’s first six performances marching through on Friday, February 24th this year.

The parades are a serious competition and the result of a year’s intensive . . .

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