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Thousands gather in Rio de Janeiro for carnival fun

Thousands of revellers have joined in the fun at the annual carnival in Rio de Janeiro.

Drum Queen Bruna Bruno from the Uniao da Ilha samba school. Credit: REUTERS/Pilar Olivares
The Grande Rio samba school participates in the events. Credit: REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
Revellers from the Mocidade Independente samba school dance at Rio de Janeiro's Sambadrome. Credit: REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
A dancer from the Salgueiro samba school participate in the annual Carnival parade. Credit: REUTERS/Sergio Moraes
The Imperio da Tijuca samba school's costumes were particularly memorable. Credit: REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes