Wednesday, October 7, 2015   

Street spectacle
(03-04 10:41)

Rio de Janeiro’s samba schools put on a spectacle for the second day, competing for a prize in 10 categories. Brazil’s famous carnival attracts more than 2,000 participants mostly from the poorer areas to the parade of floats and lively dancing every year.
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