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Carnival in Rio can be considered a highly prestigious cultural event, having already been chosen, by the Internet users of the foreign website Fun Party, as the best party in the world. It is constantly cited as the most ...FIND OUT MORE

The story
Its history goes back to the period of Independence of Brazil, when the elite of Rio de Janeiro decided to move away from the Portuguese past and increase the approach with the new capitalist powers. The Parisian city and culture ...FIND OUT MORE
Having as its birthplace the city of Rio de Janeiro, the parades of samba schools have gained international fame over time and have spread to several countries, starting to take place in places like Argentina and Finland ...FIND OUT MORE

The Carioca Balls
The carnival of the French capital was one of the elements of influence, making the revelry in Rio de Janeiro quickly present balls masked in Parisian molds. Initially promoted or encouraged by ...FIND OUT MORE
The street carnival always starts before the official date, between the 15th and the 22nd of January; from that period, the blocks start to leave on Fridays and weekends and on the day of São Sebastião. The first blocks to come out ...FIND OUT MORE

Thematic Blocks
With the resurgence of street carnival in Rio, there was also an intense musical and cultural diversification in general, which can be seen in the appearance of thematic blocks, which emerge as a striking characteristic ...FIND OUT MORE

The story
After the embarkation of the mililique and the entrudo in Brazilian lands, the party, which would become Carnival, developed differently in the different places where it flourished. In São Paulo, under the strong influence ofFIND OUT MORE
Among all sports samba schools, only Gaviões da Fiel was champion of the Special Group, having 4 titles. In 1995 the school won its first title with a samba enredo that, to this day, is sung by lovers ...FIND OUT MORE
Thanks to the influence of Rádio Nacional, which had started broadcasting Rio's carnival parades, the First of São Paulo was born in 1935, considered the first samba school in the capital of São Paulo. This year...FIND OUT MORE