When it comes to grand, no other school can top Grande Rio.
Sometimes when things get over the top, one detail can be missed. In the pursuit for perfection and true to the word carnival goodness, Grande Rio samba school whips up some of the most amazing floats and the grandest costumes but nothing can truly miss out on the amazing dancing moves this notable school presents each year for the parade. When they set foot and dance, the worl...READ MORE
A long-time champion, the Portela samba school has an enviable record and is working hard to retrieve lost glory.
Located at Rua Clara Nunes 81 – Madureira , the Portela samba school is open on Wednesdays at 20:00 hours and on Fridays at 22:00 hours. This is one of the oldest samba schools, having been established in 1923, but has undergone several name changes in the past. As is customary, team Portela 2011 will also sport blue and whi...READ MORE