Império Serrano Samba School Ready for Rio’s 2019 Carnival

The traditional samba school will again be competing in the Grupo Especial after coming top of Série A (Access Group) in Carnival 2017; this year they will be parading to the theme of ‘O que é, o que é?' (What is it, what is it?) a famous song by Brazilian composer Gonzaguinha.

By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On Sunday, March 3rd, samba school Império Serrano will once again open the first evening of Carnival parades from the Grupo Especial for Rio’s 2019 Carnival. Scheduled to begin at 9:15 PM, the group will present their ‘samba enredo’ (thematic samba composition) along the theme of the classic Brazilian song ‘O que é, o que é?’ by composer Gonzaguinha.

This year, Império Serrano celebrate their second consecutive year in the top-tier Grupo Especial category of Carnival Parades, after having been promoted from Série A (Access Group) in . . .

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