Império Serrano


10.20pm: São Clemente

Vila Isabel

Paraíso do Tuiuti

Grande Rio



Tomorrow’s carnival parades will feature six more samba schools: Unidos da Tijuca, Portela, União da Ilha, Salgueiro, Imperatriz Leopoldinense and Beija-Flor. Once all 13 schools have paraded, the judges will choose the best six, which will compete in the Champions’ Parade on Saturday (17 February).

The weeks leading up to Ash Wednesday (14 February) see Carnival celebrations in cities around the world, including TenerifeVenice and Ivrea.