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Billed as the biggest street party in the world, Rio de Janeiro's annual carnival has drawn to a colourful conclusion.
The city's best samba schools paraded amid Brazil's carnival festivities.
The venue for this event was the newly-renovated Sambadrome.
Thousands of dancers and musicians showed off their costumes and artistic skills to entertain the crowds that gathered to enjoy the spectacle.
- billed as
to walk as a group as part of a public celebration
repaired and improved an old building or structure