By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Monday, February 12th, Unidos da Tijuca samba school will open the second day of Grupo Especial's parade at Carnival 2018. The school is expected to enter the Sapucaí at 9:15 PM, paying tribute to Carioca actor, director and writer Miguel Falabella.

Represented by a blue-and-yellow flag, which alludes to the colors of Brazil's former Royal Family, Unidos da Tijuca is the third oldest samba school of Brazil, born the 1931.

Unidos da Tijuca was founded from the fusion of four Carnival blocos from favela communities . . .

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