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Samba and Sauerkraut - German Myths at the Carnival in Rio

The world of German myths at the world-famous carnival in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil? One of the leading samba schools, Unidos de Jijuca, has decided to take on a decidedly German theme for the annual contest in the Sambódromo, which attracts over 70,000 onlookers.

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Preparations take almost an entire year as initial plans are followed by the hunt for sponsors, costume designs, building the floats and the final presentation. Our documentary follows this major project from start to finish.