epaselect epa04104486 Members of 'Grupo Especial Dragoes da Real' samba school perform during the celebrations of Carnival at the sambadrome of Anhembi, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, 28 February 2014. EPA/Sebastiao Moreira
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Members of 'Grupo Especial Vai-Vai' samba school provide an impressive performance during celebrations of the Carnival in Sao Paulo, Feb. 28, 2014.
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Revellers take part in the "Cordao da Bola Preta," the biggest street carnival band parade in downtown Rio de Janeiro, March 1, 2014.
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Revelers of Vai-Vai samba school perform during the first night of carnival parade in Sao Paulo, March 1, 2014.
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Dancers from the Vai-Vai samba school perform on a float in Sao Paulo, March 1, 2014.
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Dancers from the Dragoes da Real samba school perform on a float during a carnival parade in Sao Paulo, March 1, 2014.
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A reveller from the Vai Vai samba school takes part in the first night of the Special Group category of the annual Carnival parade in Sao Paulo's Sambadrome, March 1, 2014.
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A dancer from the Tom Maior samba school performs during a carnival parade in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Saturday, March 1, 2014.
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