Império Serrano Samba School Ready for Rio’s 2018 Carnival

Winner of Série A (Access Group) in Carnival 2017, the traditional school from Madureira will star at Grupo Especial this year with a tribute to Imperial China.

By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Sunday, February 11th, samba school Império Serrano will open the highly anticipated parades of Rio's 2018 Carnival. Entering the Sambódromo at 9:15 PM, the school will present a samba enredo (thematic samba composition) that honors China and its millennial tradition.

This Carnival, Império Serrano returns to the top tier Grupo Especial (Special Group) after eight consecutive years . . .

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