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Celebrating Carnival 2018 in style

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| Wednesday, February 14, 2018 6:51 a.m
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A dancer from the X-9 Paulistana samba school performs during a carnival parade in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
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A participant dressed in traditional clothes and wearing a large hat decorated with ribbons and feathers, known as ''Ttutturo'', takes part in the Carnival of the Pyrenees villages of Leitza, northern Spain, Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)
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People cool off in water during the 'Escravos da Maua' block party, as part of pre-Carnival celebrations in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018. Block parties are filling the streets before the start of the city's over-the-top Carnival, the highlight of the year for many. 'Escravos da Maua' translates as 'Slaves of Maua.' (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
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Revelers take part in the Perola da Guanabara street party at Paqueta island in Guanabara Bay in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018. Merrymakers take to the streets in hundreds of open-air 'bloco' parties ahead of Rio's Carnival, the highlight of the year for many. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
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222Contestants dance during a competition to elect the three main beloved Carnival characters: Chuta, Pepino and Chola, all of whom represent gaiety, in La Paz, Bolivia, Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018. The trio of Carnival royalty must be adept at spreading happiness and never tire of dancing. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)
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Musicians play during the Carnival in Oruro, Bolivia, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. Thousands of colorfully dressed dancers and musicians kick off Carnival celebrations in the Bolivian city of Oruro. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)
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In this Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018 photo, a woman in costume strikes a pose during the Bicho Maluco Beleza carnival 'bloco' parade in Sao Paulo, Brazil. This year, the metropolis that many have traditionally seen as too serious to host a good party expects 4 million people to flood the streets, making the celebrations in Brazil's financial capital competitive with those in Salvador and Rio. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
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A dancer from the Independente samba school performs during a carnival parade in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
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A mud covered reveler poses for a picture during the traditional 'Bloco da Lama' or 'Mud Block' carnival party in Paraty, Brazil, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. Hundreds of revelers wrestled, tackled each other and threw chunks of gunk Saturday while shaking it to samba and reggaeton at a Carnival beach party where clothes were optional but the mud was not. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
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People watch the Mocidade samba school parade during Carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
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In this Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018 photo, a drummer in costume plays 'Candombe' during 'Las Llamadas' carnival parade in Montevideo, Uruguay. Las Llamadas, or 'The Calls,' is a drum-call parade with pounding Afro-Uruguayan rhythmic music known as 'Candombe,' first introduced by slaves. (AP Photo/Matilde Campodonico)
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Revelers take part in a parade during carnival celebrations in Madrid, Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. The carnival, which takes place across Spain, is the last chance for merrymaking and festivity before the religious celebration of Lent, a 40-day period of fasting and repentance in preparation for Easter in the Christian religion. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
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A performer from Mangueira samba school parades during Carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
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Three woman dressed up in colorful costumes sit in a bench to watch a parade during carnival celebrations in Madrid, Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. The carnival, which takes place across Spain, is the last chance for merrymaking and festivity before the religious celebration of Lent, a 40-day period of fasting and repentance in preparation for Easter in the Christian religion. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
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A performer from the Imperio Serrano samba school parades during Carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)

Dressed-up partygoers took to the streets across Europe and the Americas to celebrate the 2018 Carnival season.

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