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Explore Samba City & Carnival backstage

studio visit

Explore Samba City & Carnival backstage

281 reviews
Paused through April 30. To protect the health of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Centre for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
1.5 hours
Group size
Up to 20 people
Includes
Drinks, Tickets
Hosted in
English, Portuguese
studio visit

Explore Samba City & Carnival backstage

studio visit

Explore Samba City & Carnival backstage

281 reviews
Paused through April 30. To protect the health of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Centre for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
1.5 hours
Group size
Up to 20 people
Includes
Drinks, Tickets
Hosted in
English, Portuguese

What you'll do

The only guided tour of Samba City and behind the scenes of Carnival Carioca! ilingual guide Guided tour to the Grande Rio samba factory – one of the main Samba Schools of the city of Rio de Janeiro Presentation of the explanatory panel: some of the history of samba and the carnival parades Getting in the mood: costume layout to dress and photograph Samba Flavor: welcoming caipirinhas Samba Class with a Passista!

Your host

Learn more about Dandara

Dandara

We are excited to show you the roots of Samba and Carnival. We want to help people understand that behind this enchanted party there is a beautiful sense of community and history. Workers, children, families, and artists all gather together to put on the greatest show in the world. To be part of the Samba school is to be part of a team built on love, joy, music, and glitter.

About the organization

G.R.C.E.S.M Pimpolhos da Grande Rio

We are the Pimpolhos of Grande Rio, a Youth Samba School and a non-governmental organization. Our goal is to promote social inclusion and educate through art, culture, and Carnival. We are based on three pillars—the Youth Parade, our essence; the Carnival School, our education and training program; and the Carnaval Experience, the organization's socioeconomic tool to foster sustainability.

This is a social impact experience where 100% of what you pay for this experience goes to G.R.C.E.S.M Pimpolhos da Grande Rio.

What's included

Drinks
Caipirinha and water
Tickets
Admission wristband

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Where you'll be

You'll visit the Factory, and see the making of floats and costumes for Carnival. We'll also take you into the showroom to learn more about the cultural importance of the parade and its dance.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 20 guests ages 7 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.

Alcohol

This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.

More tips

Please wear closed-toe shoes.

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

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    Led by locals who love where they’re from and what they do.

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    With intimate group sizes, you’ll never get lost in the crowd.

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    Every experience is reviewed for unique access.

Dandara
Explore Samba City & Carnival backstage
281 reviews
$22/person
281 reviews
$22/person