This year the capital of Brazil danced from March 2 to 5. How were the first days of the carnival, in this collection of photos.
Annual procession of pupils of samba schools at the Marquês de Sapucaí sambodrom in Rio de Janeiro. This parade is the main event of the carnival in Brazil, which takes place over five days before Lent. The main competitions with the participation of the Higher League schools are held in Sambodrome — a 700-meter street, on both sides of which stands for more than 80 thousand spectators are located.