Learn to Samba at Salgueiro Carnival School – Saturdays – 3 hrs

Overview & Highlights

– See a Carnaval rehearsal at one of the top Carnival schools in Rio de Janeiro, Salgueiro ( founded 1953 )
– Understand about its different components of a Carnival Samba School such as the master of drums, dancers, and flag bearer
– Know what Carnival is all about and it’s history
– Receive a mini lesson of the basic steps of Carnival Samba
– Admissions ticket included
– Transfer with car or van included (depending on size of group)
This is a public cultural night tour, so you will have the opportunity to get to know other fun travellers and locals.
Available every Saturday until Carnival.
Meeting Point: at the entrance to Hotel Hilton Copacabana
Meeting Time: 11pm ( tolerance 10 minutes )
Duration: Approx. 3 hours in total. ( 30 minute transfer to school + 2 hours at Carnival School + 30 minutes transfer back to your hotel or apartment ). We leave the Carnival School at 1:30am and on return we drop off all participants at their chosen address in the areas of Leblon, Ipanema, or Copacabana.
– Transfer with car or van included (depending on size of group)
– Admissions Ticket
– Guide in English and Spanish
Not Included:
– After the event we only drop off participants in Leblon, Ipanema or Copacabana
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– Full payment required to book
– Cancellation Fee of 50% is charged if cancelled 24 hours or less before the event start time

The Carnival Samba School

Salgueiro was founded in 1958 and is an incredible nine time Champion of the Rio de Janeiro Carnival, the biggest show on the planet. Salgueiro competes in the Class A top division in Carnival 2020, and we will participate in one of their rehearsals.
The school’s motto is “Not better, nor worse, just a different school”.
The Samba School is located in the the Andaraî neighborhood, about a 20 minute drive from Copacabana.

The Carnival School Components

We will experience all important components of a Samba School such as the Musicians, Flag Bearer, Dancers and Baianas.

Learn to Samba

We will teach you the basic Samba steps so you can get into the vibe right away.

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