A reveller from Portela samba school participates in the carnival samba parade which seeme.
Cant wait to return to Rio and experience carnival! - 70 Stunningly Beautiful Images From Rio De Janeiro's Carnival
A lavish feather-winged costume is sported by this dancer from the Salgueiro samba school in the annual carnival parade in Rio
Dancing, music and colorful costumes are only some of the higlights of Carnival season celebrations around the world.
A number of Rio's famous Samba groups decided to honor the country's diverse Afro-Brazilian heritage
“This year, as always, Rio de Janeiro's Carnival last night ended as glittering as he should. Blaring music and scantily-clad dancers at the Sambadrome impressed the visitors.
Rio Carnival comes to a spectacular close with glittering costumes, jaw-dropping parades and a dazzling riot of colour.
A float from the Beija Flor samba school rides through the Sambadrome during Carnival celebrations in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, Feb.
Revellers from the Mangueira samba school participate in the annual carnival parade in Rio de Janeir. - Provided by Reuters
Golden beaks, dazzling blue feathers and verdant green trees encrusted in glitter brought proceedings to a spectacular close last night