Zé do caroço

Here is a London School of Samba favourite, and Zé do caroço has become one of the classic samba songs of all time: for many sambistas, composers and singers alike, it is very important because it depicts a life behind the glamour and glitz of carnival, talking...

Samba tells a story…

Here is a story from the London School of Samba and how Samba tells a story, of the origins and daily lives of a people. It is myth. It is legend. It is a way of life. Samba is beauty. Samba is sadness. Samba is suffering. Samba is hope. Samba is history… ....

What is Harmonia?

Notting Hill Carnival is a competition, not just a party. All London School of Samba participants MUST adhere to the requirements of the judging criteria for samba schools. The category ‘harmonia’ counts for 30 points out of 100. To achieve these points we...