Rio Rhythmics’ Carnaval Parade & Party
SAVE THE DATE Saturday 24 February 2018
For a taste of the authentic “Samba energia”, right here in Brisbane’s Queen St Mall, secure your place in Rio Rhythmics’ Carnaval Parade. If you don’t just want to watch the parade go by – join us to learn the Carnaval essentials and hire a costume to be part of the action.
Experience Brazil right here in Brisbane.
Parade in an authentic costume down Queen St Mall with over 150 performers and musicians.
No dance experience required just a sense of adventure and community spirit.
Learn the basics of Carnaval Samba.
Participate in the Parade
Get together some friends, work colleagues or come on your own for this unique Brisbane experience.
Hire of a Carnaval costume
Don’t worry… not bikinis! We have a range of authentic costumes ranging from large ‘fantasias’ brought back from Rio de Janeiro’s Carnaval, through to some incredibly elaborate Bolivian costumes.
Carnaval Essentials | Sunday 18 February
11am | 1 hr Samba Bootcamp to give you an idea of how to walk and parade with Samba music.
12pm | 1 hr technical rehearsal with percussionists and breifing about the parade.
Participation in the parade in Queen St Mall | Saturday 24 February
Starting in Post Office Square and parading up to Reddacliffe Place, we will be bringing the Carnaval tradition to the heart of Brisbane’s CBD.
Round 1 $65 until 28 January
Round 2 $80 until 9 February
Round 3 $100 until 17 February (registration then closes after this date)
Dancers with Samba costumes (and have Samba parading experience) $40 until 17 February.
*plus booking fees
Sound like your cup of tea? Call us to get involved on 3844 1824 or email email@example.com
Whether you’re a dancer, musician, seamstress or willing to volunteer – we would love to hear from you.