Rio de Janeiro is known as The Capital of town Carnival in the world.
Samba schools are dividing into 5 divisions and located in Rio de Janeiro.
Samba schools are from people who like to be present together on Rio Carnival with some geographical regional common background. See on Wikipedia.
Last year Rio Carnival for you is on video bellow.
A lot of theories are how Carnival starts.
The stories begin in ancient Rome like a pagan celebration.
In the nineteenth century, Carnival balls became popular in Rio de Janeiro.
It was about legendary balls held at the Municipal Theatre and Copacabana Palace Hotel. In 1930`s with the influence of Afro-Brazilian culture in samba form heralded start of Samba Parade.
Enjoy in samba dancer who leads the samba schools.
Rio Carnival is word famous party
Rio Carnival begins 40 days before Easter and last 5 days.
Officially Rio Carnival starts on Friday and finishes on Ash Wednesday.
One of the important things of Rio Carnival is that gives to people a chance to learn about Brazilian culture.
It`s part of their life and culture.
Rio Carnival is a euphoric event.
People are singing, dancing, have fun and party.
Samba schools have a lot of month’s preparation just to show themselves in 80 minutes parade at the Sambadrome.
5 days in front of millions of people will pass all ideas and fantasies in marvelous Samba dancers.
If you missed Rio Carnival this year don`t worry.
I brought that for you to see and enjoy in colorful diversity.
During Rio Carnival, everything else about the celebration is happening all days and nights.
When Sambadrome has finished the parties continue at each corner on every street all over the city.
People are singing songs of Samba and dancing along the streets.
Costumes were changing through years.
Every year they became freer and with new fantasies and ideas.
All of them are with a lot of glamor and decoration.
The new style Body Painting became famous this year and we could see really fresh and free ideas of that.
Amazing and creative body paints for Rio Carnival is in this video.