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    • Let's Go Party: Carnival in Brazil
    • Let's Go Party: Carnival in Brazil
    • Let's Go Party: Carnival in Brazil
    • Let's Go Party: Carnival in Brazil
    • Let's Go Party: Carnival in Brazil
    • Let's Go Party: Carnival in Brazil
    • Let's Go Party: Carnival in Brazil
    • Let's Go Party: Carnival in Brazil
    • Let's Go Party: Carnival in Brazil
    • Let's Go Party: Carnival in Brazil
    • Let's Go Party: Carnival in Brazil
    • Let's Go Party: Carnival in Brazil
    • Let's Go Party: Carnival in Brazil
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    A reveller from the Mocidade Alegre Samba School takes part in Carnival at Anhembi Sambadrome in Sao Paulo.

    The annual street carnival kicked off in Brazil on February 9, filling the country's cities with fun, joy and colorful fancy dresses.

    People in Brazil, wearing their best outfits and carnival costumes, gathered on the streets of Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro to dance to the rhythm of samba. Representatives of samba schools are parading through the cities, showing their best choreography.

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