Parade of Samba Schools Manaus starts on Friday

This year, the associations will have two days of parade, It is the first day of Groups "A", “B” e “C”, e or Saturday, 23, the "Special Group". On Friday and Saturday, the party starts at 20h.
24/02/2017 11h22 - Updated 24/02/2017 18h15
Photo: Ingrid Anne/Manauscult

Twenty-two samba schools participate in the Manaus Carnival Parade 2017, from Friday, 24/2, the Sambadrome, Central-West. This year, the associations will have two days of parade, It is the first day of Groups "A", “B” e “C”, e or Saturday, 23, the "Special Group". On Friday and Saturday, the party starts at 20h.

The order of the parade on Friday will be: Açu Baron Lions, Hawks Park 10, tradition East, Legion Bambas, Youth Independent Crowned, success, President Vargas, Empire Hawaii, New city, Empire of Dragons, My side-Blake, Uptown, North Hummingbird and Cousins ​​Island. Each school will have 25 minute presentation.

For special group parade: Without commitment, Wanderings of Gypsies, Alvorada States, United Kingdom, Aparecida, The big family, Victoria Regia and Vila da Barra, closed the Manaus Carnival Parade 2017. Each school will have 70 minutes for presentation.

Support

Twelve samba schools were covered by paragraph notice 01/2017 of the Municipal Culture Foundation, Tourism and Events (Manauscult) which aims to support Carnival parade and received the Manaus City Hall the amount of R $ 818.782 one thousand, for the associations of the panel and the access group A, B e C.

The CEO of Manauscult, Bernardo Monteiro de Paula, He stressed that support for Carnival is a way to contribute to the tradition and popular culture.

"More than a cultural event, Carnival is the community effort, besides generating jobs and income, direct and indirect. We understand that we can not be left out of this process and supporting not only the Parade, but as well as bands and Manaus street blocks, we are contributing to keep alive this tradition and further enhancing the Carnival as a tourist product ", commented.


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