The Sargento Pimenta (Sgt Pepper) street carnival party, took their Beatles hits in samba rhythm to revelers who went to Flamengo in Rio’s South Zone, on the afternoon of the Carnival Monday(3). The band gave a presentation of about three hours and 30 minutes for a large audience as you can see on the picture below.
Carnival officially ends in Brazil on Wednesday. Among so many other great options of street Carnival parties, called “Blocos”, Super Mario Bloco is without a doubt one of the best of them. Created in 2012 and parading through the hillsides of Santa Teresa, downtown Rio since the beggining, the block does reinterpretation of songs present in the series of the most famous plumber game.
The Bloco da Lama (Mud Block) left the streets of Centro, Pontal and Jabaquara districts in Paraty, Rio de Janeiro, with its performance that refers to the beginnings of our origins, bringing special effects and flags along the as a reference of the tribes of mud.
Thousands of people in the Brazilian southern town of Caxias do Sul, on the state of Rio Grande do Sul mobilized on social networks since late last Friday, on a noble campaign spread over Facebook: to find Babilônia, a puppy that for more than 5 years is a loyal company to the old hippie “Seco (Dry, in portuguese)” on the streets. The puppy was gone the night before.
The midfielder Ronaldinho, from soccer team Atlético – MG has always had one foot in samba, be it by singing song refrains among teammates or his known sambadinha(a samba dance) he did celebrating after a goal. If he is already known in the soccer fields around the world, off the field it’s time to invest in a new career, full of swing: the composer career. R10(as Ronaldinho is known) already has letters in the voices of the greats of samba and, not satisfied, will debut this year at the Salvador Carnival.
In the year of the World Cup in Brazil, the big wave surfer Pedro Scooby does not want to miss the cheering for Brazil even as he rides the “barrels” around the world. After a season where he surfed the biggest wave of the year, with almost 28 meters high, the brazilian surfer made a special request and was met by his sponsor.
Less than four months before the World Cup, the prostitution market in São Paulo lives days of anxiety. Traditionally, Formula 1 and Salão do Automóvel are “Christmas” in the industry, but, according to the businessman Oscar Maroni, the World Cup must overcome the two events.
Some people think that it’s only in Rio that carnival happens and the best bodies are. Carnival and beautiful women are all over Brazil. Meet Marianne Ranieri, muse of the Sao Paulo samba school Leandro de Itaquera.
Brazilian women and their work out bodies! Fabi Frota is the wife of Alexandra Frota, a famous brazilian actor from he 80s. They are often seen around Rio de Janeiro’s beaches in little clothes exposing their work out bodies.