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I Love Rio releases pictures of 2016's Carnival Parades
In anticipation of the official launch of the full website, scheduled for later this year, I LOVE RIO released a selection of pictures from the 2016's carnival parades that took place in the Sambódromo da Marquês de Sapucaí.
By: I LOVE RIO
World famous around the world, Carnival in Rio de Janeiro is a truly wild and spectacular five-day celebration.
During the parades, rio's most talented samba schools sing and dance their way down samba avenue, in groups of several thousands, parading extravagant and lavish costumes, glorious vibrant and imaginative floats, percussion bands, and choreographed samba dances.
In addition to being beautiful shows which attract millions of viewers worldwide, the parades also encompass a fierce competition which inspires months of work, huge financial investment, and community support that can only be likened to soccer fandom.
Access to the specilly-designed stadium is open to the public, with a wide variety of seating and pricing.
The pictures can be seen on this link: