Category Archives: Carnival

Sargento Pimenta, Carnaval samba style Beatles songs

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 [...]

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The amazing Super Mario Bloco from Rio

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 [...]

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Carnaval: The mud block in Paraty

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. Approximately 3000 people between spectators and participants enjoyed the [...]

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Meet Marianne Ranieri, muse of the Sao Paulo carnival

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.

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You can get fined 80 dollars if you get caught peeing on the streets of Brazil

Agents of the Municipal Public Order(Seop), with support from municipal guards, held on Saturday morning an operation to combat disorder during the pre-carnival parade blocks. During the parade in Leblon, 11 mijões (people peeing on the streets, two women included) were taken to the Police Station for urinating on the streets. The novelty in monitoring [...]

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Meet some of the 2014 carnaval muses

Solange Gomes, on a photoshoot for O Dia

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Video that made it to TruTv shows a sad side of brazilian carnival

The following video made it to TruTv, a tv network famous for it’s reality and funny videos. The video shows a brazilian carnival party goer that goes on a rampage during a street fight somewhere in Brazil(it looks like Olinda, but could also be Ouro Preto). The video can be funny, depending on how you [...]

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Carnival Puts Some Samba in Brazil’s Economy: The Ticker

Every year, Brazil’s Carnival delights the world with its elaborate costumes, intricate dance routines, and creative thematic blend of past, present and future. By some measures, it has also become one of the world’s biggest events in terms of economic impact. Luiz Carlos Prestes Filho, superintendent of the Department of Economic Development in the state [...]

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Fergie from Black Eyed Peas is also preparing her bags to come to Rio for Carnival

Fergie also comes to the Rio Carnival! Who’s paying to bring her is the company Head & Shoulders, sponsor of the box cabin in the Rio famous Carnival avenue, the Marques de Sapucaí. The space will give guests a pocket show of the singer, from the DJ booth. “Always wanted to Carnival in Rio and [...]

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Hugh Hefner comes to Rio and elects the new Devassa Girl

These are the foreigners that have confirmed their presence to the Rio Carnival this year. Hugh Hefner, founder and owner of Playboy Magazine The candidates to be the Devassa Girl Hugh Hefner, the founder and owner of the Playboy magazine will come for the first time to Brazil and enjoy the Carnival in Space Devassa, [...]

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Camila Alves, Mathew McConaughey’s brazilian fiancee gives away cachaça at Nasdaq

Brazilian model Camila Alves, engaged to actor Matthey McConaughey, closed the trading of the Nasdaq Stock Market, NY, ringing the bell, this Thursday, 9th of february. After closing the activities, the model decided to present everyone with a shot of the pure Brazilian cachaça Leblon. Camila Alves, Mathew McConaughey’s brazilian fiancee gives away cachaça at [...]

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Summer brings out the best of Rio – February 2012

Following the weekly tradition, and due to its success, here is this weeks Summer Brings Out the Best of Rio post. Here you will find the best pictures of the most beautiful women in Rio de Janeiro. February 2012 edition. Jaque Khury dating at Praia do Pepê, Rio Jaque Khury dating at Praia do Pepê, [...]

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Jennifer Lopez on the brazilian carnival 2012

The cabin(camarote) of the Brahma beer changed place in Sapucaí(the avenue where Samba schools parade in Carnaval in Rio), but by no means lost its luster. And as always, it promises to be one of the most lively and full of beautiful people of Rio Carnival 2012. To start, Jennifer Lopez is a guaranteed presence [...]

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Fatboy Slim plays samba in Rio’s samba school rehearsal

One of the greatest phenomena of the electronic music world, the British Fatboy Slim, surrendered on Thursday to the samba of the Porto da Pedra school in Rio de Janeiro. Fatboy, who is in Brazil for a series of presentations, visited the space of the school, in Sao Goncalo, during technical rehearsal, and soon took [...]

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Beautiful brazil black model is chosen as Rio samba school muse

Beautiful Quiteria Chagas, brazilian model, is chosen as Vila Isabel muse, Rio de Janeiro samba school in 2012 Carnival. The beautiful black model stars in a photo shoot in a Rio de janeiro beach.

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