When we converse about samba-faculties in Rio de Janeiro, we generally imagine of standard names like Portela, Estação Primeira de Mangueira, Salgueiro and Unidos da Tijuca Samba-Faculties. But a reasonably new samba-university in Rio de Janeiro has emerged in the final Carnivals of Brazil simply because of its creative imagination and construction: Academicos da Rocinha (which implies “modest ranch” ). Becoming established in 1 of the most expensive neighborhoods in Rio, São Conrado, “Academicos da Rocinha Samba Faculty” has developed enormously around the past 10 years, being champion 6 occasions in more compact Samba Teams like Group D, C, B and A. In 2005, with Carnival Producer Alex de Souza, they received the Team A Carnival Title, which granted them obtain to the elite samba team in Rio called “Distinctive Team”. Just one of the explanations for their good results was the selecting of proven Carnaval experts like famous Carnival Producer Joaosinho Trinta, and Carnival Queens like Adriane Galisteu and Fabia Borges. Let´s get a closer look at Academicos da Rocinha´s profile.
Acadêmicos da Rocinha samba university had its origin on the thirty initially of march 1988 coming from 3 road blocks from Rocinha slum: The “Império da Gávea”, Sangue Jovem and “Unidos da Rocinha”. Its image is a butterfly and the colours are Blue, Inexperienced and White.
They paraded for the to start with time as a samba college in 1989 at Group 4, parading on Intendente Magalhães Street at the Campinho neighborhood, in Rio. At the time, their Carnaval producer was Joãozinho Trinta and that 12 months the college obtained the championship and went up to Team 3. In 1990, the university was champion of Group 3 and in 1991 of Team 2 using them up to Group 1 in which they remained right up until 1996, calendar year that reached a next location and granted the suitable to parade for the to start with time in the Exclusive Group.
From 2002 onwards, the Acadêmicos da Rocinha samba university remained on Group A and in 2005, with the samba concept “Um Mundo sem Fronteiras” the university attained the championship and had the proper to parade in 2006 all over again for Distinctive Group. On the other hand, the faculty finished up demoted to the Accessibility Team soon after a parade with 371,7 points.
On 2008 Carnival, Max Lopes´s assistant, Fábio Ricardo, created his debut as Carnaval producer. That 12 months, Academicos da Rocinha Samba University reached a 2nd location with Império Serrano as winner of the next league of Rio´s Carnival, named “Acess Group”.
In 2009, São Conrado community college produced a tribute to cartoon artist J. Carlos the concept “Tem Francesinha no Salão… O Rio no meu Coração” achieving the 3rd location with 239 details, remaining at Obtain A Group for 2010 Carnaval.
Rocinha Samab-University will remain with Carnaval Producer Fábio Ricardo for 2010 Carnaval and is seeking for one more comeback to the so cherished Particular Group with the samba concept “Ykamiabas”, primarily based on a e-book that tells the saga of warrior lady that arrived in the Amazon ten thousand several years ago. Rocinha´s background is a proof that with a lot effort and hard work and samba enthusiasm, a lovely and arranged Carnaval samba-college can be established in reasonably brief time period of time.