Images from the Rio carnival.
Photograph 1: Christophe Simon/AFP/Getty Images
Photograph 2: Antonio Lacerda/EPA
Photograph 3: Felipe Dana/AP
Photograph 4: Ricardo Moraes/Reuters
Members of Los Amantes de la Boca rehearse before participating in carnival celebrations. Photograph by Natacha Pisarenko/AP
Carnival Fever at Victoria Square, Brazil. Photograph by Andrea De Silva/Reuters.
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: Revellers play football at sunset during carnival celebrations on Ipanema beac. Photograph by Mario Tama/Getty Images
Parati, Brazil: Bloco da Lama / Mud Block carnival parade. Photograph by Felipe Dana/AP.
Barranquilla, Colombia: A fire-breather performs during carnival celebrations. Photograph: Fernando Vergara/AP
The annual Brazilian Carnival kicks off: A couple kiss before performing in the Carnival. Photograph: Mario Tama/Getty Images