Carnivals around the world

Season carnivals in Europe, North and Latin America in full swing. Carnivals usually begin about a month before Lent and the glory of the coming of spring. Woman dressed as a character from the movie "Avatar" takes part in the carnival of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, March 1, 2014.






Men dressed as devils Luzon posing at a carnival in the village of Luzon, Spain, March 1, 2014.




Member of the parade in honor of the opening of the carnival in Montevideo Uruguay, January 25, 2014. Carnival visited no less than 70 thousand people.




Samba school «Vila Isabel» speaking at the Sambadrome during carnival in Rio de Janeiro, March 4, 2014.




The representative of the samba schools «Academicos do Grande Rio» speaking at the Sambadrome during carnival in Rio de Janeiro, March 2, 2014.




A spokeswoman for the samba schools «Vila Isabel» speaking at the Sambadrome during carnival in Rio de Janeiro, March 4, 2014.

A spokeswoman for the samba schools «Uni o da Ilha do Governador» speaking at the Sambadrome during carnival in Rio de Janeiro, March 3, 2014.

Artist of the act at the carnival in Barranquilla, Colombia, March 3, 2014. In 2003, the Carnival of Barranquilla was recognized as Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity



Participants carnival float on a makeshift boat on the creek in Schiltach Rose Monday in Schramberg,

Germany, March 3, 2014



Children sit in the house at the carnival "Bele very hard" in the village Lozovik 100 kilometers from Belgrade, Serbia, March 2, 2014.



A man dressed as a sailor takes part in the annual carnival in the park Queen Park Savannah in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, March 4, 2014.



Participant of street theater troupe «Murga Cachengue y Sudor» inflicts makeup before the carnival in Buenos Aires, Argentina, March 4, 2014.



King of Carnival Jacques Loborde goes on St. Charles Avenue at Mardi Gras Festival in New Orleans, Louisiana, March 4, 2014.



Spectator stands on the deserted St. Charles Avenue at Mardi Gras Festival in New Orleans, Louisiana, March 4, 2014. Due to the cold rainy weather at the festival was not crowded.



Participants of the festival of Mardi Gras beads caught that they throw with balconies in the French Quarter in New Orleans, March 4, 2014.



Parade on St. Charles Avenue at Mardi Gras Festival in New Orleans, Louisiana, March 4, 2013.



People showered each other with talc at the carnival "Los Indianos" in the city of Santa Cruz de La Palma in the Canary Islands, Spain, March 3, 2014.



A spokeswoman for the samba schools «Unidos da Tijuca» speaking at the Sambadrome during carnival in Rio de Janeiro, March 3, 2014.



Representatives of the samba schools «Imperatriz Leopoldinense» act on a moving platform at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, March 4, 2014.



Organization «Krewe of Bacchus» takes part in the parade at the festival Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Louisiana, March 2, 2014.



Designer moving platforms lucky doll head of Russian President Vladimir Putin on the eve of Rose Monday in Dusseldorf, Germany, March 4, 2014.



Girl lying in an inflatable pool on the beach in La Guaira, Venezuela, March 3, 2014. Some Venezuelans took part in the carnival despite nationwide protests.



Participants in the "Women's Carnival» («Weiberfastnacht») are on the streets of Cologne, Germany, 27 February 2014.



The participants in the carnival costumes of ancient tax collectors «Peliqueiros» running down the street in the village of Lasa in the northwest of Spain, March 4, 2014.



The annual carnival in the center of Athens, Greece, February 23, 2014



Discarded costumes after the carnival in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, March 4, 2014.



Member of the carnival festival Mardi Gras goes to the French Quarter in New Orleans, Louisiana, March 4, 2014.



Source: fototelegraf.ru

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