Grande Rio Samba School: Carnival 2013

By Chesney Hearst, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Established in 1988, G.R.E.S. Acadêmicos do Grande Rio is one of the younger samba schools competing in the Grupo Especial (Special Group) but they are also often among the highest ranked. Best known simply as Grande Rio, they will enter the Sambódromo as the fourth school to parade on February, 11th, the second night of the Carnival championship competition.

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