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PHOTO: Brazil's Carnival in crisis? The party rolls on.
Graciane Melo, Queen of Mangueira samba school performs at the Sambodrome during carnival celebrations in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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** EDS NOTE NUDITY ** A Salgueiro samba school dancer parades at the Sambodrome in Rio de Janeiro,
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** EDS NOTE NUDITY ** A dancer takes part in the parade of Unidos do Peruche samba school during carnival celebrations in Sao Paulo, Friday, Feb. 20, 2009. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
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PHOTO: Locals, tourists and television audiences around the world were to be treated to thousands of dancers and the drum bands from the city's samba schools marching behind sequined beauties for two nights of colorful processions.
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Modern Brazilian Carnival has its roots in Rio de Janeiro, when, in 1641, the town bourgeoisie imported from Paris habit of keeping masked balls and parties. Initially, the European form mimic the festival, but later absorbed elements derived from African and American cultures.



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In the late 19th century in Rio de Janeiro have emerged "cordões" masked groups that marched on city boulevards singing and dancing. Today, known as "block" consisting of a special group of people in suits or shirts with themes and logos. Block are generally associated with certain neighborhoods.



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Parades they have become an expressive feature of the Carnival in Rio. Today, counted more than 100 groups and the number is increasing every year. Before the show, gather in a market, then scrolling in some areas of the city, but very often on the beach. Some are never a road block and have a special place like a bar, which attracts viewers.



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The most famous block are those of Copacabana, Ipanema, Leblon, Lagoa, Jardim Botanico, and the city center. Most of the times, organizers compose their theme music, which adds to the classic "marchinhas" and popular samba songs. "Cordão do bola preta", which goes through the historical center of Rio, and "Suvaco do Cristo" - by near the Botanical Garden are some of the most famous groups. Monobloco became so famous that a group is invited to sing at parties throughout the year and smaller concerts.



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The samba schools are large groups of artists, singers or dancers, funded by respected organizations (as well as illegal gambling groups) working all year to prepare the carnival. Samba schools offer the Sambadrome performances that last four nights. Official competition, divided into seven sections, in which one school is declared the winner, depending on the costumes, music and themes and calitatatea interpretation. Some samba schools hold street parties in their neighborhoods and participate in the parade and their admirers.



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Carnival is the most popular celebration in Brazil and has become an event of gargantuan proportions. Tara stops completely for about a week and the festivities are intense, day and night, especially in coastal cities.

Government distributes free condoms and launch awareness campaigns to prevent the spread of AIDS.



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PHOTO: Millions of people will tune in to a world-famous spectacle involving carefully choreographed moves, intense competition and fanatical spectators.
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Brazilian Carnival
Lively colors, sparkling costumes, people dancing and laughing, a real hurricane – each year the amazing parades hold on the Sambadrome, Rio de Janeiro attract many thousands of Brazilians and foreign tourists.



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