The 12th Annual Brazilian Street Carnaval has been chosen by the LA Times Editors as the Best Bet Event for this Sunday!
Samba Celebrities Exclusive to the Event
Exclusive to this year's event are Rio's 2008 reigning King and Queen of Carnaval, Alex de Oliveira, Rio's current King Momo and Thatiana Pagung, current samba queen of Mocidade Samba School, one of the top samba schools in Brazil.
They will be parading in the Rio-Style parade and Thatiana will be giving a workshop in samba dance for all those aspiring to become Percussion Queens!
With this year's theme of "Children", we are inviting all children to parade with us in costume or Brazilian-style clothes in the Rio-Style samba parade. If you don't have a costume, we have some very nice costumes made in Brazil that you will love - and the price is right!
You can be a part of our second parade, the Trio Electrio in the style of Bahia. This year's Trio-Electrio is lead by the energetic Bahian Fabio Assis and Made in Bahia. You can purchase your T-Shirt online.
Details on how to get your T-Shirt for the parade.
Bands Lining Up for the 12th Annual Brazilian Street Carnaval
Here are just some of the bands and entertainment lining up for the Brazilian Street Carnaval:
Caipirinhas, Brazilian Hot Dogs, and of course, Churrasco!
The Brazilian Street Carnaval would not be the same without the food and drink of Brazil. This year's event has for the first time: caipirinhas! Also, hot dogs for the performers and children by world-famous Brazilian cook Remi.
Come to Club Samba where SambaLa is already in full practice for Carnaval 2007. See a drum and dance show - the best samba show in the country! At the Blue Cafe every first Saturday of the month in downtown Long Beach. More info at www.clubsamba.com.