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Rio de Janeiro carnival - Brasil
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World most famous carnival in Rio means five days long exotic music, splendid colours, beautiful people but especially non-stop dance. Five days long the people forget their problems and their poverty and they just make one of the biggest party on earth.
The highlight of the carnival are the parades. During the parades dance schools from all over the city preform in the so called Sambadrome. The samba dance schools are real dance schools or are just a group of friends who wants to celebrate the carnival. The rivals schools are competing with each other with their theme, float, music and dancers. It is a climax of the carnival.
Besides the parades the balls are wonderful. If you want to experience more luxury go to a gala ball, where black tie or fancy customs are required. There are also special balls for singles or gay people. Off course the samba music and samba dance have the upper hand on the dance floor.
The carnival in Rio will be happening 40 days before Eastern, from Friday the 20th of February until Tuesday the 24th of February, Fat Tuesday. Rio's carnival is one of the most cheerful, colourful and lovely event in the world. You may not miss this. It definitely will make you happy!