Tag: Carnaval

Standard Bearer for Rio's Escola de Samba Portela

Rio Carnaval Will Have to Wait for Green Light from the Coronavirus

Rio de Janeiro’s world famous Carnaval parade will not take place in February 2021 ...

Brazilian women protest in the streets against Jair Bolsonaro. Photo by Rovena Rosa/ABr

Brazilian Women Find Their Voice Against Repression and the Government

The street parties of the world’s biggest Carnaval might be one of the last ...

Rio's samba school Unidos da Tijuca - Tomaz Silva/ABr

Rio’s Carnaval Celebrates Life and Blasts New President

Rio de Janeiro’s world-famous Carnaval celebrations officially began on Friday in the first festival ...

Terreirada Cearense Carnaval Block in Rio - Fernando Frazão/ABr

Brazilian Justice Bans Carnaval Group for Celebrating Dictatorship and Torture

Dubbed “the world’s biggest party,” Brazil’s Carnaval is officially underway and this year’s festivities ...

The sapo barbudo group was created by Pernambuco's PT

Street Band Bearded Frogs Kicks Off Brazilian Carnaval Backing Lula

Brazil’s famed Carnaval has kicked off early this year to the tune of “Our ...

Escola de Samba Imperatriz with "Party night on the village"

An Evangelical Mayor Threatens to End Rio’s Carnaval

Rio de Janeiro without Carnaval? Unimaginable! But Rio’s city hall and its revelers are ...

Portela became Rio Carnaval's champion telling the tragedy of a collapsed dam - Fernando Frazão/ABr

Rio Carnaval Gets Serious with Tragic Story of a Broken Dam

  In 2015, the collapse of mining company Samarco’s dams at a mine in ...