Grupo Samba Rio, In The 2014 San Francisco Carnival Parade

The Banner Drooped
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The banner for the Grupo Samba Rio contingent drooped in the center erasing the word Grupo.


Grupo Samba Rio external link   •  Authentic Samba from Rio de Janeiro   •  Oakland Samba School located in Oakland, California   •  2014 San Francisco Carnival Parade   •  24th Street near Bryant Street   •  37° 45' 9.35" N, 122° 24' 39.55" W   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Photo taken 11:39:40 Sunday 25 May 2014)   •  (Photo posted Thursday 21 August 2014)   •  © 2014 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B14_0687
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Uniformly Green Feathers
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The samba dancers with Grupo Samba Rio all wore a uniform color of green feathers.


Grupo Samba Rio external link   •  Authentic Samba from Rio de Janeiro   •  Oakland Samba School located in Oakland, California   •  2014 San Francisco Carnival Parade   •  24th Street near Bryant Street   •  37° 45' 9.35" N, 122° 24' 39.55" W   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Photo taken 11:42:01 Sunday 25 May 2014)   •  (Photo posted Thursday 21 August 2014)   •  © 2014 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C14_4900
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Overly Cotton Bedecked Centerpiece
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A woman who wore an excess of white cotton was the centerpiece around which other dancers performed with huge inflatable bananas.


Grupo Samba Rio external link   •  Authentic Samba from Rio de Janeiro   •  Oakland Samba School located in Oakland, California   •  2014 San Francisco Carnival Parade   •  24th Street near Bryant Street   •  37° 45' 9.35" N, 122° 24' 39.55" W   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Photo taken 11:42:16 Sunday 25 May 2014)   •  (Photo posted Thursday 21 August 2014)   •  © 2014 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C14_4906
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An Audacious Banana Outfit
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One woman wore an audacious banana themed outfit. She almost continually had to readjust her headpiece.


Grupo Samba Rio external link   •  Authentic Samba from Rio de Janeiro   •  Oakland Samba School located in Oakland, California   •  2014 San Francisco Carnival Parade   •  24th Street near Bryant Street   •  37° 45' 9.35" N, 122° 24' 39.55" W   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Photo taken 11:42:25 Sunday 25 May 2014)   •  (Photo posted Thursday 21 August 2014)   •  © 2014 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C14_4911
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Banana Conga line
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A conga line of dancers each carried an inflatable banana.


Grupo Samba Rio external link   •  Authentic Samba from Rio de Janeiro   •  Oakland Samba School located in Oakland, California   •  2014 San Francisco Carnival Parade   •  24th Street near Bryant Street   •  37° 45' 9.35" N, 122° 24' 39.55" W   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Photo taken 11:42:35 Sunday 25 May 2014)   •  (Photo posted Thursday 21 August 2014)   •  © 2014 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C14_4914
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The Band Wore Green Hats
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The band for Grupo Samba Rio was heavy into percussion instruments. All the members wore identical shirts and green hats.


Grupo Samba Rio external link   •  Authentic Samba from Rio de Janeiro   •  Oakland Samba School located in Oakland, California   •  2014 San Francisco Carnival Parade   •  24th Street near Bryant Street   •  37° 45' 9.35" N, 122° 24' 39.55" W   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Photo taken 11:44:15 Sunday 25 May 2014)   •  (Photo posted Thursday 21 August 2014)   •  © 2014 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C14_4950
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The Youngest Member Of the Band
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The youngest member of the band played bells and marched along with the adults.


Grupo Samba Rio external link   •  Authentic Samba from Rio de Janeiro   •  Oakland Samba School located in Oakland, California   •  2014 San Francisco Carnival Parade   •  24th Street near Bryant Street   •  37° 45' 9.35" N, 122° 24' 39.55" W   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Photo taken 11:44:51 Sunday 25 May 2014)   •  (Photo posted Thursday 21 August 2014)   •  © 2014 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B14_0688
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