"HOW A SAMBA PARADE WORKS STEP BY STEP" Rio de Janeiro Travelogue by mangueirense

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MANGUEIRA SAMBA SCHOOL PARADE at 16 February 2010

As everybody here on VT already knows, I love MANGUEIRA samba school.
Maybe many of you doesn't know how a samba parade in real
works, I will show you as example with videos from the 2010 year's
parade how the samba dancers, floats and etc. dance in the samba avenue of Rio de Janeiro.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6bwgDH5jxyQ

In this video above you will see all Mangueira samba school entering
and poerforming their samba song and floats and fantasies with a view to Sambadromo's sector 1.
This crowd at sector 1 watching the parade is usually great, because the tickets to watch from there aren't sold but given to supporters of each school.
So when entering their school they stand up, and yell and sing along with
the samba singers from the school and the dancers and participants of the parade at the ground of the sreet get pushed by that in a very special way :)

When starting the video you can see the queen of the drummers
dancing in front of the huge group of percussionists from Mangueira school
entering the Sambodrome with it's drums and performing first just a
simple samba beat. The queen of the drummers is
always a female beautiful dancer and while dancing introducing the percussionists to the crowd.

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