Tag: Carnival

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With less than two weeks to go until one of the biggest spectacles in the world, Brazil's National Confederation of Commerce, Services, and Tourism (CNC) is estimating that this year's...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – When one thinks of Carnival in Brazil one thinks of Rio de Janeiro or maybe the Northeastern city of Salvador. South America’s largest metropolis, São Paulo, however, has been...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On the evening of Monday, March 4th, samba school G.R.E.S. Unidos de Vila Isabel will compete in the Grupo Especial with their parade scheduled to begin at 10:20 PM. The...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On the evening of Monday, March 4th, samba school G.R.E.S. São Clemente will compete in the Grupo Especial with their parade scheduled to begin at 9:15 PM. The group will...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Cidade Maravilhosa is gearing up for the most important date in its calendar, its world-famous Carnival. With expected revenues of R$6 billion and over 1 million tourists arriving from...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Cloudy skies and the threat of thunderstorms throughout the weekend did not discouraged thousands of partygoers from flocking to the streets over the weekend in Rio de Janeiro for...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – In the early hours of Monday, March 4th, samba school G.R.E.S. Unidos da Tijuca will compete in the Grupo Especial with their parade scheduled to begin at 3:45 AM. The...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – It may still be two weeks until the biggest party on the planet, but cariocas and gringos alike are already getting well into the Carnival spirit, with tons of pre-Carnival...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In the early hours of Monday, March 4th, samba school G.R.E.S. Imperatriz Leopoldinense will compete in the Grupo Especial with their parade scheduled to begin at 2:40 AM. The group...

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