A performer from the Sao Clemente samba school parades during carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro.
A performer from the Sao Clemente samba school parades during carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro.
Performers from the Mangueira samba school parade during carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro.
Performers from the Mangueira samba school parade during carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro.
Performers from the Mangueira samba school parade on a float during carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro.
Performers from the Mangueira samba school parade on a float during carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro.
A performer from the Mangueira samba school parades during carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro.
A performer from the Mangueira samba school parades during carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro.
Performers from the Sao Clemente samba school parade during carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro.
Performers from the Sao Clemente samba school parade during carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro.
Performers from the Sao Clemente samba school parade during carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro.
Performers from the Sao Clemente samba school parade during carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro.
Performers from the Sao Clemente samba school parade during carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro.
Performers from the Sao Clemente samba school parade during carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro.

Rio de Janeiro's samba schools are vying for the title of the year's best in an over-the-top, all-night-long parade at the city's iconic Sambadrome.