Look out for Thrilling Carnival Technical Rehearsals
Learn the Samba Song and Dance Moves at the Rio Technical Rehearsals in Brazil!
Technical rehearsals held at the Sambadrome
The Carnival is one of the largest shows in the world and showcases the multifaceted unique heritage and culture of Brazil.
You can watch the warm-up of the samba parades for free at the technical rehearsals. You will be spellbound by the most exciting and flamboyant festivals in the country. The stadium comes to life with astounding Samba music.
You can follow the rigorous schedules of the Samba Schools' technical rehearsals at the Sambadrome and get closer to your most loved Samba schools.
Technical rehearsals allow samba schools to monitor poor performances, and change and improve them. The different departments of the schools work on the costumes and floats.
Technical rehearsals are the trial runs minus costumes, floats, and props. But you have the wonderful chance to see and follow the best dance moves in the country.
Final Day of the Technical Rehearsals
The last day of the technical rehearsals is very popular for its guaranteed entertainment and gaiety.
You get to witness, on the largest stage on earth, last year’s champions testing amazing light and sound fittings. At the conclusion of the rehearsals, you will have the thrilling chance to relax and dance with the performers.
Special Group Technical Rehearsals
Rehearsals start on January and run until February. The twelve Samba schools of the special group will warm up in Sapucaí on five consecutive Sundays and on the last Saturday before the parades. The entrance is free. See below the schedule of the Special Group's technical rehearsals at the Sambadrome:
01/07 - Sunday 08:30 PM - Porto da Pedra 10:00 PM - Mocidade
01/14 - Sunday 08:30 PM - Portela 10:00 PM - Unidos da Tijuca