We will be posting a history of samba and carmival/carnival soon.
But for now, I want to note that the schools are preparing for the 2012 Carnival in Rio (live links will be provided here on this website so keep tuned).
Imperatriz School’s song can be found below:
Usually, samba songs for Carnival tell a story of the history of Brazil, its people, or others in Latin America.
Also, here is a recent video of Imperatriz as they practiced for the 2012 events: