Rio Sambas Its Way into Lent

8 Mar

The Rio Carnival is ending after a week long celebration leading up to Lent. Different Samba Schools led the start of Carnival from

Saturday, March 5 to Fat Tuesday on March 8, before Ash Wednesday. Today is the last day before a samba school will be announced as the winner of this year’s Carnival. Although the official Carnival is closing today, there are continuing  galas and ball masques until Saturday March 12.

Official Rio Carnival Website

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