G.R.E.S. União da Ilha: Carnival 2013

By Fiona Hurrell, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Renowned for its innovative and playful Carnival Enredos (Themes), G.R.E.S. União da Ilha do Governador (known as União da Ilha) is the fourth school to parade at the Sambódromo on Sunday, February 10th. Having fought its way in to the Grupo Especial (Special Group) some years ago, this unpretentious school continues to attract a wide audience of Brazilians and foreigners alike.

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