The Babes of Carnival

Rio Carnival 2018 ended last week in a flurry of samba moves and glitter.  On the other side of the globe, students in England’s Holbeach Primary Academy closed out the term with a Carnival celebration of their own.  The students demonstrated samba dance moves and then posed for pics wearing headdresses they designed.  Click for the full story.  And to our friends in the Elm, Oak, and Ash classes: Lindo maravilhoso!

RIO PARTY AT HOLBEACH PRIMARY

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Rio’s Winning Samba Schools Look Ahead to 2019

On the Saturday after Carnival holidays, members and leaders of Rio’s winning samba schools join at the Sambódromo for repeat performances.  This is also traditionally the time for samba schools to announce their expectations for the following year.  Read on for this year’s winning samba schools’ words of celebration and their vision for the future:

RIO’S WINNING SAMBA SCHOOLS CELEBRATE AND MAKE PLANS FOR 2019

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