What happens at the Sambadrome?
In the museum, you will discovery the history of Carnival in Rio. Dig into the past of Rio de Janeiro’s most famous Samba Schools. See how the samba traditions have evolved, with real life exhibits featuring old costumes and photos from the Samba Parades of prior years.
What happens in the Sambodromo stadium in Brazil during Carnival?
The Sambodromo or the Sambadrome is the epicenter of samba during the Rio de Janeiro Carnival. Locals and tourists in the stadium watch as the top samba schools perform for the title along Marques de Sapucai avenue. It can seat at least 90,000 people at a time although this swells up during the Carnival.
Where should I sit on the Sambadrome?
Located direcly opposite Sectors 3, 5, 7 and 9, the Sectors 2, 4, 6 and 8 offer great views of the Samba Parade, with sector 6 being the best considered that’s the area where most of the judges are seated.
What is Sapucai?
Sapucai is a town in the Paraguarí department of Paraguay.
What is the Sambadrome?
The Sambadrome hosts the annual parade of Samba Schools in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil during the world-famous festival of Rio Carnival.
What is Rio Carnival’s Sambadrome?
In an effort to consolidate the educational and cultural projects of Darcy Ribeiro, Niemeyer designed the new home of Rio Carnival to include 115 classrooms underneath the bleachers of sectors 4, 5, 6, 7 and 9. In 1983, Oscar Niemeyer designed the plans for Rio Carnival’s new home to be called the Sambadrome.
What are the different types of Sambadrome parades in Rio?
The next two types of Sambadrome Parade held in the Sambódromo are those of the most elite Samba Schools in Rio: the Access Group and the Special Group. The winning Samba School of the two parades of the Access Days will be promoted to the Special Group for the following year’s Rio Carnival Sambadrome Parades.
Where do the samba parades take place?
The Samba Parades take place in the Sambadrome Marquês de Sapucaí (or Sambódromo da Marquês de Sapucaí in Portuguese) each night of the Rio Carnival.