Champions’ Parade at Sambódromo

By Mira Olson, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO - The Parade of Champions on Saturday evening marked the official end of Rio Carnival 2010. The energy in and around the Sambódromo on Saturday night during the final parade of the winning samba schools was no different from that during the Sunday and Monday shows: Fireworks announced the entrance of each school, parties in the camarotes (private boxes) drew dozens of celebrities and socialites from across Brazil, and the bleachers remained . . .

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