Rio celebrates Carnival with lots of samba
Rio de Janeiro's Carnival parade is world famous for the samba dancing, costumes that leave little to the imagination.
A dancer from the Paraiso do Tuiuti samba school performs at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro.
Dancers from Vila Isabel samba school perform at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro.
Members of the Unidos da Tijuca samba school parade during Carnival celebrations.
Performers from the Portela samba school parade during Carnival celebrations.
Performers from the Unidos da Tijuca samba school parade on a float during Carnival celebrations.
A dancer parades for the Tom Maior samba school during Carnival in Sao Paulo.
Dancers parade for the Aguia de Ouro samba school in Sao Paulo.
A dancer from the Paraiso do Tuiuti samba school performs in Rio.
A dancer from Mocidade samba school performs during the second night of the Carnival.
Performers from the Mocidade samba school parade during Carnival celebrations.