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Carnaval Experience

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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About Carnaval Experience
Carnival Experience is a social business that offers an unforgettable experience in the behind the Scenes of Rio's carnival. We perform a variety of tours, workshops, shows and more services from the carnival world. * Our profit is donated to the benefit of our kids samba school, Pimpolhos da Grande Rio to the prosperity of futures carnivals.
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Explore the Carnival Factory, for a peek behind the scenes of Rio's Carnival, on this cultural tour. Learn how the parade's famous floats and costumes are produced. Listen to commentary on the history of samba and carnival, then hit the dressing rooms to try on some costumes and take some photos. Wind up with some cocktails and a samba class for the whole carnival experience.
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Claude wrote a review Mar 2020
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A hour tour of one samba school competing in the carnival, explaining the history and the objectives of this competition, the planning and the year long preparation of the costumes, the music and the showcars. Very dynamic animation, easy to understand informations, even an actual wearing of carnival costumes and pictures! Plus the extra benefit of contributing to the school and its students, often in real need...
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Carla Bech-Hansen wrote a review Mar 2020
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Had a great experience with Dandara explaining what Carnival is all about and showing us where the floats are created and the costumes made. Then we went to the costume room and assistants put costumes on all of us. Gabriella arrived to show us how the samba is done so we all danced with her for awhile and had our photos taken. Great and interesting experience!
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Florin N wrote a review Mar 2020
Haifa, Israel54 contributions50 helpful votes
We visited the Grande Rio costumes and floats backstage, with our guide Dandara. A wonderful and interesting experience, learning a little about the carnival history and preparation of the costumes and floats.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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phantom-fies wrote a review Feb 2020
Zinnowitz, Germany8 contributions10 helpful votes
After my booking I got an mail, that date is sold out. I could choose another time. But it was not possible for me and I wrote this fact. Unfortunately I missed the answer and my money until today. Bad organization.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from Akiva P, Gerente de relações com clientes at Carnaval Experience
Responded 14 Apr 2021
Dear Sir, we apologize for the inconvenience. In any case of sold out or not operation the money is returned automatically through the platform and does not reach us (the supplier). In any case, we will be happy to be at your service by email - contato@carnavalexperience.com.br Thanks! Amanda Carnaval Experience customer service
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CruncheyFrog wrote a review Feb 2020
Sudbury, Canada74 contributions94 helpful votes
We did the backstage tour here, and it was great! I never realized how big an event Carnaval was. Our guide explained everything involved, and showed us a video of the event. It was mind blowing how many people were involved and participate in this spectacular event. I would love to go back to Rio to see this spectacle in person.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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