Home / Uncategorized / Photos From The Explosive 5-Day Brazilian Carnival

Photos From The Explosive 5-Day Brazilian Carnival

BRAZIL 1-2Brazil’s Carnival celebrations opened with a bang yesterday as hundreds of thousands took to the streets to enjoy the start of the country’s famous parades and street parties.

Korean popstar Psy, whose “Gangnam Style” single with its signature dance moves has made him a global phenomenon, performed to huge crowds in Salvador, Brazil’s third-biggest city, last night.

Other Brazilian and foreign celebrities, including US actress Megan Fox, are flying out to liven up the celebrations in Rio de Janeiro and elsewhere…Kimye were even spotted attending the carnival.

Parade: Members of the Mancha Verde samba school at Sao Paulo's Sambadrome

Va-Va voom: Dancers from Vai-vai samba school take centrestage in the parade at San Paulo last night
Got rhythm: a queen of the drums of the Rosas de Ouro samba school performs during the first night of Sao Paulo's Carnival paradesTechnicolor samba: dancers from the Rosas de Ouro samba school perform in Sao Paulo in the small hours of this morning

Dazzle: a reveller from Academicos do Tatuape samba school

Members of the samba school Mancha Verde Special Group
Piano and prow: members of the Mancha Verde samba school wow the audience in Sao Paulo's Sambadrome

In flight: a member of from Rosas de Ouro samba school

A dancer from the Mancha Verde samba school performs during a carnival parade in Sao Paulo, Brazil, early Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
Charge: after the Sao Paulo festivities last night and tonight, parades in Rio kick off on Sunday
Weird and wonderful: members of the samba school Rosas de Ouro Special Group at the Sambadrome
Big band: drummers from the Mancha Verde samba school make some nois

Energy: carnival marks the run-up to Lent, historically a few days of indulgence before the period of abstinence

Come on, boys: the five days of parades, balls and street parties are expected to attract millions of locals and tourists

Play to the gallery: the parades take place in the Sambadrome, a specially built space for parades

Shout it out: the overwhelming popularity of the carnival events boosts Brazil's economy to the tune of xxx

Walk like an Egyptian: revellers' costumes have become iconic in the way Brazil markets itself to the world

Source: DailyMail UK



About Admin

Check Also

77-Year-Old South African Author Karel Schoeman Commits Suicide

South African novelist Karel Schoeman committed suicide aged 77, local media said today Tuesday, with …

What did you think?

%d bloggers like this: