Brazil Carnival 2013

Feb 09, 2013, 12:58 PM IST
A performer from the Unidos de Vila Isabel samba school parades during Carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro.
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A performer from the Unidos de Vila Isabel samba school parades during Carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro.

A performer from the Unidos de Vila Isabel samba school parades during Carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro.
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A performer from the Unidos de Vila Isabel samba school parades during Carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro.

A performer from the Academicos do Grande Rio samba school parades during carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro.
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A performer from the Academicos do Grande Rio samba school parades during carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro.

A performer from the Academicos do Grande Rio samba school watches the end of her school's parade during carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro.
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A performer from the Academicos do Grande Rio samba school watches the end of her school's parade during carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro.

Drum Queen Carla Prata from the Academicos do Grande Rio samba school parade during carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro.
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Drum Queen Carla Prata from the Academicos do Grande Rio samba school parade during carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro.

A performer from the Beija Flor samba school parades during carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro.
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A performer from the Beija Flor samba school parades during carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro.

A performer from the Beija Flor samba school parades during carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro.
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A performer from the Beija Flor samba school parades during carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro.

Performers from the Sao Clemente samba school parade during carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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Performers from the Sao Clemente samba school parade during carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Performers from the Uniao da Ilha do Governador samba school parade during carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro.
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Performers from the Uniao da Ilha do Governador samba school parade during carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro.

Performers from the Portela samba school parade during carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro.
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Performers from the Portela samba school parade during carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro.

US actress Megan Fox, right, and her husband Brian Austin Green attend the carnival parades at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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US actress Megan Fox, right, and her husband Brian Austin Green attend the carnival parades at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Drum queen Lucilene Caetano, from Inocentes de Belford Roxo samba school, dances during carnival parade at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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Drum queen Lucilene Caetano, from Inocentes de Belford Roxo samba school, dances during carnival parade at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

A dancer from the Gavioes da Fiel samba school performs during a carnival parade in Sao Paulo.
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A dancer from the Gavioes da Fiel samba school performs during a carnival parade in Sao Paulo.

A dancer from the Unidos de Vila Maria samba school performs during a carnival parade in Sao Paulo, Brazil
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A dancer from the Unidos de Vila Maria samba school performs during a carnival parade in Sao Paulo, Brazil

A dancer from the Imperio de Casa Verde samba school performs during a carnival parade in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
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A dancer from the Imperio de Casa Verde samba school performs during a carnival parade in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

A dancer from the Nene da Vila Matilde samba school performs during a carnival parade in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
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A dancer from the Nene da Vila Matilde samba school performs during a carnival parade in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

A dancer from the Gavioes da Fiel samba school performs during a carnival parade in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
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A dancer from the Gavioes da Fiel samba school performs during a carnival parade in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

A dancer from the Mancha Verde samba school performs during a carnival parade in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
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A dancer from the Mancha Verde samba school performs during a carnival parade in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

A dancer from the Vai-Vai samba school performs during a carnival parade in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
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A dancer from the Vai-Vai samba school performs during a carnival parade in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

A dancer from the Mancha Verde samba school performs during a carnival parade in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
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A dancer from the Mancha Verde samba school performs during a carnival parade in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

A dancer from the Vai-Vai samba school performs during a carnival parade in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
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A dancer from the Vai-Vai samba school performs during a carnival parade in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

A dancer from the Vai-Vai samba school performs during a carnival parade in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
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A dancer from the Vai-Vai samba school performs during a carnival parade in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Children with disabilities perform with dancers from the Rosas de Ouro samba school during a carnival parade in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
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Children with disabilities perform with dancers from the Rosas de Ouro samba school during a carnival parade in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Dancers from the Rosas de Ouro samba school surround their float during a carnival parade in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
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Dancers from the Rosas de Ouro samba school surround their float during a carnival parade in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

A dancer from the Rosas de Ouro samba school performs during a carnival parade in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
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A dancer from the Rosas de Ouro samba school performs during a carnival parade in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

A dancer from the Rosas de Ouro samba school performs during a carnival parade in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
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A dancer from the Rosas de Ouro samba school performs during a carnival parade in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

A dancer in costume from the Academicos do Tatuape samba school performs during a Carnival parade in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
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A dancer in costume from the Academicos do Tatuape samba school performs during a Carnival parade in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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"passista," or samba dancer Diana Prado performs in a carnival parade at central station in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Revelers dance in the streets during the Banda de Ipanema block parade, a pre-Carnival event, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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Revelers dance in the streets during the Banda de Ipanema block parade, a pre-Carnival event, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Members of the Grande Rio Samba school rehearse at the 'Cidade do Samba,' or Samba City, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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Members of the Grande Rio Samba school rehearse at the 'Cidade do Samba,' or Samba City, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.