The Brazilian samba school "Rosas de Ouro" performed at the Anhembi Sambadrome during the São Paulo in Carnival with an Armenian theme on Saturday, March 2.
The parade had the motto "Viva Hayastan" and was divided into five sections: Paradise, Armenian Heroes, Christianity, Culture and Armenian Square, according to Estação Armênia. The front line referenced to the Armenian Genocide.
The Rosas de Ouro Society samba school was founded in 1971. The cars represented different aspects of Armenian culture, such as the Grunk bird, Mount Ararat, the Armenian fedayi, the Armenian deity of fertility and love, Astghik, the coat of arms of Armenia, it saints and apostles, its alphabet, the Armenian rugs and even references to Charles Aznavour.