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Batuque da Boa Brings 48 Hours of Samba to Rio this Weekend

By Sarah Brown, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This weekend Rio de Janeiro will celebrate 100 years of samba with Batuque da Boa, an event which sees ten rodas de samba (live samba bands) playing the best of samba from the greatest classics to more recent songs. The bands will set up in various points throughout Rio, bringing the whole city together in celebration of samba.

The event will begin on Saturday, October 8th at 1PM with a traditional feijoada at the Mangueira samba school for only R$20. This classic Brazilian dish marks the . . .

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