Esse ano a Rede Globo fez uma parceria para transmissão do carnaval para o exterior através do canal Fashion TV, que é transmitido em 202 países. A expectativa é que a audiência seja de 1 bilhão de pessoas. Depois dessa o Carnaval 2008 vai lotar ainda mais!
The World Celebrates Rio Carnival 2007 Midnight Until Sunlight Live on Fashion TV, Expected to Reach 1 Billion TV Viewers;
Fashion TV (www.ftv.com) presents the biggest and the most fascinating fashion event in the world – Rio Carnival. Over 300 Million homes in 202 countries will catch the Samba fever, as the world’s only 24/7 Fashion TV network will be bringing you all the action non-stop. The worldwide live broadcast on Fashion TV is in cooperation with Globo TV, Brasil largest TV company and the global distribution is provided by RRSat Global Communications Network Ltd.(
The production includes over 60 cameras covering the 1 kilometer sambardrome. Over 50 satellites and thousands of cable systems, leading mobile phone operators and IPTV and wireless networks will broadcast for the first time the rio carnival. In 2007, the carnival is a truly multi media global event over all the media combined. Rio Carnival is an exciting celebration of beauty, music & life….a parade of thousands of sexy performers in dazzling costumes, dancing to the rhythm of exotic Brazilian music. No other Fashion show has more costumes, models or more fun. It’s no wonder that the President of the only 24/7 international TV network dedicated to Fashion, Mr. Michel Adam, president and found of ftv, has decided to bring this colourful, Brazilian Samba spectacle, to millions of homes around the world! The Rio Carnival Parade starts on Sunday February 18th at 9PM Rio Time (GMT -3) and goes on till sunlight the next day (around 5 am). Each samba school, consisting of 5000 dancers, has about 60 to 75 minutes to make it through the run- way, called the Sambodromo. There are two days of 13 parades, 6 of the best 13 samba schools march on Sunday and 7 march on Monday. The Rio Samba Parade is a glorious and fierce competition between the samba schools, only one grand champion of the year will be awarded at the end of the carnival. Fashion TV’s non-stop live transmission will start in Europe always at Midnight Paris Time (GMT+1).