Satirical Carnival in Cologne

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)

President of the United States as Superman "flies" during the carnival in Viareggio. (AFP / GETTY)

By Silvio Berlusconi at the carnival in Viareggio, Italy, treated as disrespectful. On one of the decorations he was depicted surrounded by women's feet, underwear and lips. (EPA)

Silvio Berlusconi "floats" in a sea of ​​breasts during the carnival in Cologne. (EPA)

Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has become the main subject of satire at the annual carnival of Viareggio. In this photo, he and other leaders depicted in the tank. (AFP / GETTY)

Another moving scenery in Viareggio with a picture of Silvio Berlusconi surrounded by a whole harem of Ministers. (AFP / GETTY)

Decoration at the carnival in Viareggio, entitled "Silvio Scissorhands" alludes to "cut" the prime minister jobs. (AFP / GETTY)


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