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Carnival: The Heartbeat of Rio (Videos)

This year we went back to Rio de Janeiro to document the beautiful chaos of the world’s most marvelous city.

This series, Carnival: The Heartbeat of Rio, covers the alternative side of Carnival, featuring exclusive access to the Sambódromo and include interviews with dancers, journalist and the people who make carnival happen.

Introduction

Pedra do Sal and Porto Maravilha – Episode 1

In this episode we visit the cultural and historical monument of Pedra do Sal to enjoy the free samba and good vibes.  Then we explore how the area around it is changing due to the massive Porto Maravilha revitalization project.

Raquel’s Story – Episode 2

For Raquel, Carnival is about transforming pain into joy and washing Rio with love and consciousness.  Follow her as she prepares and performs at Boitatá.

Orqestra Voadora – Episode 3

Witness the the vibrant and trippy side of Rio’s Carnival at Bloco Orquestra Voadora.