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Beija-Flor Wins 2018 Rio’s Carnaval Parade — Brazilian Nites

With a political statement, leader singer Neguinho da Beija-Flor brings the champion samba school spirit to L.A. via Beija-Flor Wins 2018 Rio’s Carnaval Parade — Brazilian Nites Advertisements

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Protesto na Avenida – Um Carnaval Diferente em 2018 — Fall in love with yourself

Oi gente! Estive meio sumida durante os últimos dias porque viajei no Carnaval e confesso que não tive tempo de atualizar o blog, mas mesmo assim, procurei ficar por dentro de tudo o que tava rolando e resolvi fazer esse … Continue reading

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Rio Carnival Parade – Day 1 – 11 February 2018 — Rio the Guide

Photos courtesy of RioTur – the city of Rio Tourist Authority. via Rio Carnival Parade – Day 1 – 11 February 2018 — Rio the Guide

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Mocidade share 2017 Carnival title with Portela | Brazil the Guide

After lodging an appeal with the League of Samba Schools, that are responsible for the parade of the top samba schools, it was decided that Mociade should share the title of champions of the 2017 c… Source: Mocidade share 2017 … Continue reading

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FILM AND THE CITY: SYMBIOTIC ASSOCIATION BETWEEN RIO DE JANEIRO AND BRAZIL’S MOVIE INDUSTRY

By João Luiz de Figueiredo and Rodrigo Carvalho Creative activities tend to materialize within the landscape of large cities as agglomerations of specialized firms and skilled labour, which offer extremely innovative resources. Major cities have been the site of the … Continue reading

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After a wait of 33 years Portela is champion again — Rio the Guide

After a wait of 33 years Portela, one of Rio’s oldest and most iconic samba schools, is champion of Rio’s carnival again. And by the narrowest of margins of just point one of a point out of 270. Portela scored … Continue reading

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Carnaval 2016 Brazil Rio de Janeiro Cidade do Samba

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JR Installs Giant Athletes Interacting With the City of Rio | Colossal

French artist JR just unveiled two new works in Rio ahead of the 2016 Olympics that depict enormous athletes interacting with the city. The first depicts Cologne-based, Sudanese high jumper Mohamed Younes Idriss hurdling over a 25-story apartment complex in … Continue reading

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The Rhythm The City 7pm

We receive a steady stream of enquiries at the moment asking whether new people can join Manchester School of Samba (MSS). The answer is a most affirmative yes (rather than “yes but…”). We enjoy the excellent, energetic and accessible choreography … Continue reading

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Hillside Beauties

Hillside Beauties from julia kurc on Vimeo.

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