Rio Dancers from the famous Salgueiro Samba School practicing their final dance routines and
Rio Dancers from the famous Salgueiro Samba School practicing their final dance routines and Carnival 2017 choreography. Many samba and dance lovers from all over the world expect the moment when the "Salgueiro Academy" of "Passistas" are at Rio´s Sambadrome to show their skills. Many of of the samba elite samba dancers from Salgueiro later became Carnival Divas or even Queen for other Samba School, since their training is very rigorous. The selection process is very tough, and less than 50 make it. And the interesting aspect is that it includes some - two or three - international samba dancers, one being half Japanese. As you will also notice, the crowd goes wild to see their choreography, samba wear, make up and even who is new on the team. So here you have 4 minutes of Salgueiro Passistas!