Carnival around the world
A reveller performs while attending the block party "Galo da Madrugada" during carnival festivities in Sao Paumore
Gilles of Binche throw oranges during the Binche carnival, a UNESCO World Heritage event, in Binche, Belgium Fmore
Members of Unidos da Tijuca samba school perform during the second night of the Carnival parade in Rio de Janemore
Dancers dressed as bears rest after attending a mass at Socavon church after taking part in the carnival paradmore
Venetians row during the masquerade parade on the Grand Canal during the Carnival in Venice, Italy, February 9more
The King of Carnival float is paraded through the crowd during the 136th Carnival parade in Nice, France, Febrmore
Revellers parade during a traditional carnival celebrating the departing winter and forthcoming spring in the more
Carnival revelers attends the "Rosenmontag" (Rose Monday) parade in Duesseldorf, Germany February 24. REUTERS/more
A masked reveler takes part in the carnival parade in Valletta, Malta February 23. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi
A carnival reveler in a traditional costume vaults on his pole during the fool jump (Narrensprung) parade in Rmore
Revelers in costumes attend a carnival parade in Aalst, Belgium February 23. REUTERS/Yves Herman
Gilles of Binche parade during the Binche carnival, a UNESCO World Heritage event in Binche, Belgium February more
Chirico Largo, 2 years and 7 months old, one of the youngest Gilles of Binche, takes part in a parade during tmore
Carnival revelers wear traditional masks as they wait for the start of the fool jump (Narrensprung) parade in more
A dancer waits to perform in the carnival parade in Valletta, Malta February 23. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi
Dancers of Tinku Tokas group perform during the carnival parade in Oruro, Bolivia, February 22. REUTERS/David more
A reveler cracks his whip during a traditional carnival celebrating the departing winter and forthcoming sprinmore
A woman from a community of Oruro province dances during the Anata Andina, a thanksgiving festivity ritual to more
A float is paraded through the crowd during the 136th Carnival parade in Nice, France, February 15. REUTERS/Ermore
An artist performs during the flower parade as part of the 136th Carnival parade in Nice, France, February 15.more
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