Brazil's non-stop party reaches a crescendo

Faces of death came alive in the electric finale of Brazil's annual carnival parade. Credit: REUTERS/Sergio Moraes
The country's top dance schools performed at Rio's Sambodrome, 15 days after the blowout began with street parties across the city. Credit: REUTERS/Pilar Olivares
The final night of this year's non-stop party was watched by more than 70,000 spectators. Credit: REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes