Caprice Brown and Ash Gelly
Mestre Sala and Porta Bandeira

The Mestre Sala and Porta Bandeira (Master of Ceremonies and Flag Bearer) are the most important roles in a samba school. They display and protect the flag bearing the name and colours of a samba school with pride and elegance.

  • 2015 (1st couple):
    Marcelo Santis & Davina Greeves
    Photo: Tristan Daws
  • 2015 (2nd couple):
    Kay-Bruno Sambista & Hannah Louis Bailes
    Photo: Brian Guttridge
  • 2014 (1st couple):
    Marcelo Santis & Davina Greeves
    Photo: Mo Elnadi
  • 2014 (2nd couple):
    Ash Gelly & Caprice Brown
    Photo: Aphoung San
  • male and female dancers dressed in green and white holding a flag2013 (1st couple):
    Ash Gelly & Caprice Brown
    Photo: LSS Archive (Performing in Coburg)
  • 2013 (2nd couple):
    Photo: (no photo at present)
  • 2012:
    Marcelo Santis & Katja Metz
    Photo: Noriega Photographics
  • 2011:
    Marcelo Santis & Katja Metz
    Photo: Noriega Photographics
  • 2010:
    Marcelo Santis & Katja Metz
    Photo: Rosie Trickett
  • 2009: 
    Uwe Mayer & Katja Metz
    Photo: (no photo at present)
  • 2009 guest 2nd couple:
    Fabricio Pirez & Christiane Caldas
    Photo: Pawel Szewczyk
  • 2008:
    Uwe Mayer & Katja Metz
    Photo: Pawel Szewczyk
  • 2007:
    Hugh Gerring & Eisha Kumar
    Photo: Paul Brook Photography
  • 2006:
    Uwe Mayer & Katja Metz
    Photo: David Rybodjad
  • 2005: 
    Uwe Mayer & Katja Metz
    Photo: Rob Cummins
  • 2004: 
    Uwe Mayer & Katja Metz
    Photo: Carol Mason (Taken in Covent Garden)
  • 2004 2nd couple:
    Fabio Baiten & Sarah Reck
    Photo: Robbie Huggins
  • 2003: 
    Uwe Mayer & Katja Metz
    Photo: Rob Cummins
  • 2002:
    Roberto Donati & Katja Metz
    Photo: Paul Marwood
  • 2001:
    Romero da Mangueira & Lisa Elwart
    Photo: Rob Cummins
  • 2000:
    Roberto Donati & Lisa Elwart
    Photo: LSS Archive
  • 1999:
    Douglas Domingues & Emma-Jane Crace
    Photos: Benoit Pinquet (Left) LSS Archive (Right)
  • 1998:
    Henrique da Silva (Not pictured) & Emma-Jane Crace
    Photo: Jef Mason
  • 1997:
    Jovair Longo (Not pictured) & Emma-Jane Crace
    Photo: LSS Archive
  • 1996:
    Jovair Longo & Monica Santos
    Photo: LSS Archive
  • 1995:
    Mestre Sala (Unknown) & Aninha Capaldi
    Photo: LSS Archive
  • 1994: 
    Marcos Carioca & Aninha Capaldi
    Photo: LSS Archive
  • 1993:
    Mestre Sala Gary(Not pictured) & Livia Olivari
    Photo: Ann Wade
  • 1992:
    Photo: (no photo at present)
  • 1991: Mestre Ousado (Jose da Costa)
    & Marlene St. Jean Baptiste
    Photo: Elsa Perez
  • 1990:
    Jimmy Rodrigues (Not pictured) & Frances Macedo
    Photo: Yas Sami
  • 1989: 
    Guglinor dos Santos & Frances Macedo
    Photo: (no photo at present)
  • 1988: 
    Guglinor dos Santos & Cyle Pollard
    Photo: Jose Nogueira
  • 1987: 
    Guglinor dos Santos & Porta Bandeira (unknown)
    Photo: LSS Archive
  • 1986:
    Guglinor dos Santos & Celia Emony
    Photo: LSS Archive
  • 1985:
    Paulo Correa & Celia Emony
    Photo: LSS Archive
  • 1984:
    Paulo Correa & Celia Emony
    Photo: Heloisa Alves