Architect and interior designer Jaime CezÃ¡rio is one of the most famous Brazilian Carnavalescos in Rio de Janeiro. Mr. CezÃ¡rio has been an award–winning designer, internationally recognized for his work as an avid carnival researcher, professor, and contributor for many carnival magazines and newspapers in Brazil.
Since 2008 he has been working with UI Professor Armando Duarte as a collaborator for the Brazilian Carnival, music, dance, design, and street performance course through the Office for Study Abroad. Mr. CezÃ¡rio has been the main carnival host for the students that have visited Rio de Janeiro. In addition, in 2010 he received an invitation by the UI to give a series of lectures on the subject of carnival in Brazil and the Schools of Samba of Rio de Janeiro.