Acadêmicos Do Grande Rio – 2011 Rio Carnaval Samba School Series
Learn the Samba and Synopsis of Acadêmicos do Grande Rio Samba School for 2011 Rio Carnival
Synopsis for 2011
Theme: “Y- Jurere Mirim – A Encantadora Ilha das Bruxas ( Um conto de Cascaes)” ( Y- Jurere Mirim – The Enchanted Island of Witches – A Cascaes tale )
Grande Rio will be the only school in the special group bringing indigenous myths and Brazilian folklore, themes that are very dear to Carnival. Grande Rio is celebrating the city of Florianopolis and Franklin Joaquim Cascaes (1908- 1983) a very talented man that dedicated his life to keep folklore and the Magic Island alive.
More About the Acadêmicos do Grande Rio
Grande Rio Some of the best trained Samba dancers come out of the Grande Rio School. And while there costumes are spectacular and flamboyant and their floats powerful and impressive, it is the dancing that most people come out to watch Grande Rio when it performs at Rio de Janeiro Carnival. The Grande Rio samba school is also the preferred grounds for actors and actress of Brazilian media giant Globo Television for that reason, always awaited with great expectation by natives who have an opportunity to see their local stars from a close distance, dressed up in extravagant outfits and atop of Grande Rio many floats.
Theme for 2011: Y-Jurerê Mirim – A Encantadora Ilha das Bruxas (Um conto de Cascaes)
Parading Date and Time: 3/7/2011 12:15:00 AM
Colors: Red, Green and White
Rainha (Queen): Cris Vianna
President: HÉLIO RIBEIRO DE OLIVEIRA
Carnival Art Director: Cahe Rodrigues