2. Rio Carnaval 101: Edição Escola de Samba

Season 1 | Episode 2
54m | Jul 25, 2022

This episode I help build your carnaval foundation with the basics including, about how Rio de Janeiro’s escola de samba (samba school) structure, key players, and timelines so we can all be on the same page. This episode is a little longer than I anticipated but what can I say… there’s A LOT to cover. Vamos là!

Special Guest: The Sounds of Brooklyn (please excuse the background noise)

A few links to supplement your research:

  1. Carnaval History
  2. The First Samba Schools
  3. Sambodromo (also known as Sapucai
  4. Dona Zilá - Velha guarda da Paraíso do Tuiuti
  5. Velha Guarda of Império Serrano in 2020 Parade
  6. Apuração (Scoring) Carnaval 2022

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