Brazilian Carnival underway
The sea-side city Rio de Janeiro is best known for Carnival celebrations

Brazilian Carnival underway

AEST 02:00, Mon Feb 20 2012
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Rio de Janeiro and other cities have begun to celebrate the annual five-day festival of Carnival. Revellers throw away their inhibitions for five days before Lent - a Catholic holiday before Easter-for the event. Carnival is celebrated throughout Latin-America.
The sea-side city Rio de Janeiro is best known for Carnival celebrations
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