Carnivals 2023 in Brazil
supporters of Mangueira, who has already won 20 titles in the carnivalinvaded the catwalk of the Sambódromo today around 6 in the morning (9 GMT) at the end of the presentation shouting “champion”, predicting victory in the Carnival Special Group contest.
Thousands of people filled the traditional stage located in the north of Rio de Janeiro where the first parade began at 10 pm, with the entry of the Imperio Serrano group. There were cheers and songs from the thousands of attendees, including tourists from abroad and other Brazilian states.
Starting at 10 p.m. this Monday, the second day of shows by the elite of the professional samba schools will begin.
This is the first full-fledged carnival in two years in Brazil after the suspension of shows due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The schools Grande Rio, Académicos del Padre Miguel, Slgueiro and Unidos da Tijuca also passed through the Sambódromo. Meanwhile, outside the “temple” of the carnival, the streets of Rio were invaded by tens of thousands of people who danced and sang in the popular groups known as the “blocos”, which will celebrate again this Monday.