Honorable Mention / 2018 / Press / Travel/Tourism

Street Carnival in Rio de Janeiro

  • Company
    Renata Xavier Fotografia
  • Photographer
    Leandro Lucas

The street carnival of Rio de Janeiro is one of the biggest carnival
parties in Brazil. In the days before the parade the samba schools
go to the streets and make a training parade, this training is
accompanying by the people, transforming the whole city in a
great party. This series of photos is part of a year-long
accompaniment work of the VIRADOURO samba school, founded
in 1946 and current champion of the Carnival series A of 2018.
One of the most important competitions of the Brazilian carnival.