5. This year the themes from “ Escolas de Samba” goes from India to France to Amazonia… from the Oceans to Love .. Belle Époque .. Dreams from the people and made by the people. Thousands of jobs are created according to the Carnival since embroiderers until carpenters . All material used is recycled generating income for poor communities.
7. Numbers of Carnaval : Rio de Janeiro Public : +- 150.000 in 2 days Dancers : + - 120.000 Tourists : + - 45.000 Music: Aquarela do Brasil - Gal Costa