In Europe, many different festivals and celebrations. Not all of them have the same energetic rhythms that famous carnival in Rio, but each has its own peculiarity. For example, Carnival in Cologne, the whole point is to satire.
Barack Obama as a cowboy fort guards (USA), to which the Iranian leader Mahmoud Ahmadinejad carries a Trojan horse inside the atomic bomb. (EPA)
Another moving scenery in Cologne with the image of US President Barack Obama and Chinese Premier Hu Jintao. (AP)
Again Obama. It is not clear what to do with the statue of liberty, but it looks vulgar. (EPA)
Worker putting the finishing touches on the huge figure of US President Barack Obama before the parade in Nice, in the south-east of France. (REUTERS)
Member carnival costume Obama during the 136th Carnival of Viareggio. (AFP / GETTY)