What is the date for the upcoming Carnival in Rio?

Rio carnival 2010 officially starts at midnight on Friday 13th February and finishes at midnight on Tuesday 17th Feb. The parades of the biggest samba schools are on the Sunday and Monday nights. There is also a huge street carnival going on all over Rio at the same time.

You can find out more about the schedules of the samba school parades and the street carnival if you follow the related links below.