WEDNESDAY 11th - TUESDAY 17th FEBRUARY 2015
Feel the heat of the Rio Carnival at Guanabara with dazzling colours, tantalizing tastes and pounding beats for seven days of non-stop celebrations with a diverse line-up of entertainment every night.
WEDNESDAY 11th FEBRUARY
Circo do Guanabara -
Carnival Espectacular Edition
Expect sequin clad Samba dancers, agile capoeira performers, burlesque dancers, jugglers, contortionists and costumes that have to be seen to be believed. So whether you’re a veteran Samba dancer or just appreciate the art of a good cocktail there will be something for you at Circo Do Guanabara.
CIRCO DO GUANABARA | ROSA NAZIRA | SAMBA EXPERIENCE | DJ BRUNO
THURSDAY 12th FEBRUARY
London School of Samba Parade & Show
Brighten your Thursday by joining the London School of Samba (from 7pm onwards) on their parade through Covent Garden’s streets making their way to Guanabara. After getting all our pulses racing, DJ Limao will do what he does best mixing mainstream music with that samba.
LONDON SCHOOL OF SAMBA | SAMARA REIS & CO. | DJ D-VYZOR | BASIL ON PERCUSSION
FRIDAY 13th FEBRUARY
Rhythms of the City
After Thursday’s epic warm up, Friday (the 13th) loses no stamina as we welcome one of the UK’s UK’s premier samba percussion squad, Rhythms of the City. Expect an amazing performance from this 25-strong percussion group and beautifula Brazilian dancers. DJs Matt Mandy and DJ Bruno will make a return performance on the decks promising the hottest in carnival tunes.
RITMOS DA CIDADE | SAMARA REIS & CO. | DJ BRUNO | BASIL ON PERCUSSION
SATURDAY 14th FEBRUARY
Bal Masque - Cream of Carnival
Tonight we welcome the champions of Notting Hill Carnival 2014 - Paraiso School of Samba – headline our stage tonight with what promises to be the performance of all performances and will undoubtedly match the energy and vibrancy of the samba parades through the streets of Rio at the same time. Bring it to Rio Paraiso! We also go mysterious on this not-so-Valentine-at-all night as we urge you to don a mask before descending into into this authentic Rio style carnival ball. Carnival masks will be available on admission if you dare!
Earlier entertainment brought to you by Basil on Percussion, Guanabara All Stars & Capoeira. DJs Limao & D-Vyzor will play you through to the early hours of the next morning.
PARAISO SCHOOL OF SAMBA
| GUANABARA ALL STARS & CAPOEIRA
| DJ LIMAO | BASIL ON PERCUSSION
SUNDAY 15th FEBRUARY
Forro do Guanabara Carnival Edition
Traditional Sunday's Forro do Guanabara bash with a Carnival twist. Carlos André’s Forro Dance class followed by Zeu Azevedo & The Forrodaqui band. Thereafter, DJ Carioca on the decks with the best Brazillian Carnival beats to the early hours of Monday.
CARLOS ANDRE | ZEU AZVEDO | FORRODAQUI
MONDAY 16th FEBRUARY
Micareta da Bahia
For those who love a sing-a-long join Guanabara on their ‘Bahia’ night, which sets to channel Brazil’s North Eastern vibes. With performers covering the likes of Ivete Sangalo, Daniela Mercury and Claudia Leite, the music will truly guide the night all the way up to DJ Carioca who will spin the classics, being truly impossible not to dance to.
TRIBO | DJ CARIOCA
TUESDAY 17th FEBRUARY
Closing Party Carnaval do Rio
And all too soon it’s the closing night. Here Soh Kem Eh band will provide the best in native Rio spirit with a mix of classic Samba, ‘Marchinhas’ and some other old school anthems. DJ Limao will close with some popular carnival tunes, making this the cheapest ticket to Rio you’ll find anywhere.
SO KEM EH | DJ LIMAO
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