Nanda Guimaraes was crowned Rainha da Bateria of União do Parque Curicica in Zona West of Rio de Janeiro this past Sunday August 31, 2014. Last Carnaval “Nanda” was a Musa (muse) of two samba schools, Imperio da Tijuca and Imperio Serrano both samba schools also from Rio de Janeiro. This year as Nanda Guimares takes on more responsibility as Queen of a Samba School, she is realizing a life long dream. On hand to help crown the newest Rio samba queen was Renata Santos of Mangueira Mangueira, Aninha Bundinha, Escola da samba Salgueiro as well and Brazil Magazine models Bruna Americano and Renata Nunes.
You can see and find out more about Nanda Guimaraes as the cover model of Brazil Magazine