Brazil's Carnival: Parades and street parties of the week-long celebration

Brazil's Carnival: Parades and street parties of the week-long celebrationRevelers all over Brazil are gearing up for parades, balls and street parties during Carnival week celebrations. Rio de Janeiro’s Carnival parade is world famous for the samba dancing, costumes that leave little to the imagination and the magnificent floats that roll down Avenida Marques de Sapucai, also known as the “sambadrome.” Sao Paulo will also have its main samba schools taking their floats to their sambadrome. Brazilians living through two years of steep recession and nearly 13 percent unemployment have grasped this year’s carnival as a chance to let off steam.


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Brazil's Carnival: Parades and street parties of the week-long celebration

Brazil's Carnival: Parades and street parties of the week-long celebrationRevelers all over Brazil are gearing up for parades, balls and street parties during Carnival week celebrations. Rio de Janeiro’s Carnival parade is world famous for the samba dancing, costumes that leave little to the imagination and the magnificent floats that roll down Avenida Marques de Sapucai, also known as the “sambadrome.” Sao Paulo will also have its main samba schools taking their floats to their sambadrome. Brazilians living through two years of steep recession and nearly 13 percent unemployment have grasped this year’s carnival as a chance to let off steam.


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  • Brazil's Carnival: Parades and street parties of the week-long celebration27 February, 2017 Brazil's Carnival: Parades and street parties of the week-long celebration Revelers all over Brazil are gearing up for parades, balls and street parties during Carnival week celebrations. Rio de Janeiro’s Carnival parade is world famous for the samba dancing, costumes that leave little to the imagination and the magnificent floats that roll down Avenida […]
  • Brazil's Carnival: Parades and street parties of the week-long celebration27 February, 2017 Brazil's Carnival: Parades and street parties of the week-long celebration Revelers all over Brazil are gearing up for parades, balls and street parties during Carnival week celebrations. Rio de Janeiro’s Carnival parade is world famous for the samba dancing, costumes that leave little to the imagination and the magnificent floats that roll down Avenida […]
  • AP Explains: Rio's Carnival, a high-stakes samba parade26 February, 2017 AP Explains: Rio's Carnival, a high-stakes samba parade RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio de Janeiro's Carnival parade is world famous for the samba dancing, costumes that leave little to the imagination and the magnificent floats that roll down Avenida Marques de Sapucai, also known as the "sambadrome." For the competitors, getting to the big […]
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  • Bloody accident and rain mar joyful Rio carnival27 February, 2017 Bloody accident and rain mar joyful Rio carnival The truck, topped with one of the extravagant floats that symbolize the world's most famous carnival, was at the tail end of the Paraiso do Tuiuti samba school parade -- the first of six schools competing overnight. Brazilians living through two years...

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