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ParaguayDancers perform during the carnival in Encarnacion, Paraguay on January 29, 2017. Photo

Members of a samba school perform during a street parade at Copacabana beach in Rio de


Dancers from the Caneca Furada troupe perform in the Carnival Parade in Funchal with the theme "Madeira: six centuries of joy" on February 10, 2018, ...

Residents carry religious icons of the baby Jesus during the annual Santo Niño feast, in

Dancers celebrate during the street Carnival at the school and parade "Schuul en Veedelzuch" on February 11, 2018 in Cologne, Germany. #

Masked revellers celebrate the launch of the so-called "Fifth Season" or carnival

The Paraiso do Tuiuti Samba School performs during the first night of Rio's Carnival at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on February 12, 2018. #

Thousands of colorfully dressed dancers and musicians kick off Carnival celebrations in the Bolivian city of Oruro. #

Hindus across Malaysia celebrate the annual Thaipusam festival, with many piercing their skin with hooks and skewers to show devotion to the deity Murugan ...

Revellers take part in a ceremony to purify the Sambadromo stadium on February 19, 2017

The Young Indian students wear traditional Punjabi dress as they perform the 'Giddha' dance during ...

Philippe Huguen, AFP | Revellers take part in the traditional 'Bain de Givres' as part of the New Year's celebrations on January 1, 2018, at Malo-Les-Bains ...

Hindus in India celebrate winter festivals: Makar Sankranti, Lohri and Thai Pongal

Gallery: Macedonian townspeople put on their ugliest faces to celebrate 1.400-year-old carnival

Belarus' villagers celebrate the traditional Kalyady holiday in the village of Bukcha, some 280 km south of Minsk, on January 7, 2018.

A reveler dances during the Terreirada Cearense street Carnival party in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on February 10, 2018. #

A dance group perform during of 2017 National Carnival Parade on February 26, 2017,

A dressed-up participant posing during the Carnival of Uruguay's opening parade in Montevideo, Uruguay on Jan. 25. At least 70,000 people attended the event ...

The centuries-old festival of Jarramplas is celebrated every January 19 and 20 in the

A "Federhannes" Carnival character jumps in the streets of Rottweil, southern Germany, during the "Narrensprung" (Jump of the Fools) Carnival parade on Rose ...

In Ivrea, Italy, people throw oranges at each other during the traditional "Oranges Battle" of Ivrea Carnival, near Turin, on February 11, 2018.

Members from the Beija Flor samba school gather outside the Sambadrome after parading in the Carnival

Revelers of the Independente Tricolor Samba School perform during the first night of Carnival in Sao Paulo, at the city's Sambadrome, on February 9, 2018. #

TOPSHOT - Brazilian personality Sabrina Sato performs with the Vila Isabel samba school on the first

A nominee for queen performs during the main stage of the Carnival of Santa Cruz in Santa Cruz de Tenerife on the Spanish Canary island of Tenerife, ...

A reveller performs with the Imperatriz Leopoldinense samba school during the first night of Rio's Carnival

Jan. 13 Daily Brief: Macedonian carnival, Muslims celebrate Prophet Mohammed's birth and a

Revelers hug after the ball drops during New Year's Eve celebrations in Times Square on January

A dancer from the Imperatriz Samba School performs during the second night of the carnival parade at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on February 9 ...

People dressed in traditional costumes celebrate the Malanka festival in the village of Krasnoilsk, Chernivtsi district, on January 14, 2015.

Olinda Carnival - the place for celebration and carnival in Brazil

Palestinian Christian scouts perform at the Manger Square outside the Church of the Nativity as people

Participants at a traditional Carnival parade in Maastricht, the Netherlands, March 2, 2014

The 2018 edition of the Bissau Carnival, celebrating diversity and nature, is held from February 10 to 13. #

Participants at a traditional Carnival parade in Maastricht, the Netherlands, March 2, 2014. (Marcel Van Hoorn/AFP/Getty Images)

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Revellers of the Independente Tricolor samba school performed for the first night of Carnival in Sao

Revelers pose during street Carnival celebrations. Street carnival in Sao Paulo, many groups,

Trinidad Port of Spain Queens Park Carnival Celebration

Notting Hill carnival 2016. '

A performer from the Independente Samba School takes part in a Carnival at Anhembi Sambadrome in Sao Paulo on February 9, 2018. #

Performers from the Portela Samba School parade in front of a float with a sculpture in the likeness of U.S. actor Jack Black during the Carnival ...

Revellers take part in the annual block party known as "Carmelitas", during

Baloon in Nice, France.

Slide 1 of 49: Revellers of the Salgueiro Samba School, which came in third

From Burning Man to Oktoberfest via Rio Carnival: The best festival photos of 2016

People celebrate the pagan rite called “Kolyadki” and mark the New Year, according

Venice kicks off a parade of must-see global events for carnival season 2016

Carnival lights up Rio despite crime wave, yellow fever scare

Ye Aung Thu, AFP/Getty Images

Mardi Gras Around the World - From pancakes to ice castles, carnival season has unique celebrations across the globe.

Rio's bloco carnival parties attract crowds, but little funding - Egypt Today

Jacmel Haiti Carnival Celebrations

Venice carnival 2018

Trump has already been the subject of protests in Britain, including this one in London

Rio carnival goers celebrate Olympics but fear Zika virus

Brazilian singer and drag queen Pabllo Vittar -- shown here performing at a concert in

Carnival 2010

Binche, Belgium

Venice carnival 2018

Revelers of the Imperatriz samba school perform during the second day of carnival parade in the

Carnival of Binche

South Africans celebrate Mandela's (Photo: Stephane De Sakutin / AFP - Getty Images)

The float named King of Music parades during the Nice Carnival on February 22, 2015 in Nice, France. (AFP)

A reveller takes part in the "White Day" parade, on January 6, 2018, during the Carnival of Blacks and Whites in Pasto, Colombia, the largest festivity in ...

Major carnival parades and other festivities will also take place in other cities, including Salvador

Pakistani revelers, some dressed in Santa Claus hats, take part in a camel rally

Police patrol near the main train station and cathedral in Cologne, Germany, on January

Slide 3 of 34: A reveller of the Sao Clemente samba school performs during the

A 'Rose Monday' (Rosenmontag) carnival parade in Cologne

TOPSHOT - The Zulu Parade performs on the streets of New Orleans on Mardi Gras Day

Photo: Yasuyoshi Chiba/AFP/Getty Images

Hindus in India celebrate winter festivals: Makar Sankranti, Lohri and Thai Pongal

Ultra-Orthodox Jewish men and children read the Scroll of Esther, which tells the

Traditional dancers at the Sarawak Cultural Village in Santubong, outside Kuching, on the island

Rottweil, Germany: “Federhannes” carnival characters during the Narrensprung (Jump of the Fools) carnival parade on Rose Monday on February 12, 2018.

AFP Photo · January 13Police ...

Devotees display replicas of the Black Nazarene during a procession outside Quiapo church in Manila on January 7, 2018, ahead of the annual procession on ...

TOPSHOT - People reach out for beads as the Zulu Parade runs through New Orleans on

Filippo Monteforte/AFP Venice carnival 2018

Performers dance at the Sambadrome in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on February 6.

Uruguay's carnival kicks off

AFP/File | Trump's brashness and 'America First' policies have caused consternation in Britain across the political spectrum and society as a whole

Haitian youth stand around a memorial in memory of the victims who died during the National

The costumes at the carnival are very creative and can prove to be incredible expensive.

TOPSHOT - People celebrate as the Zulu Parade runs through New Orleans on Mardi Gras,

People danced in front of locals in Silio as they took photographs of the performers who. +13

Hundreds of believers participate in the traditional pre- carnival event “Lavagem das Escadarias Bonfim

Prince Harry attends Royal Ascot and his wife Britain's Meghan, their first appearance together at

“A reveller of the Unidos de Vila Maria samba school performs during the second night of carnival in Sao Paulo, Brazil, at the city's Sambadrome early on ...

S. Africa's ANC supporters gather for anniversary celebrations. AFP news agency

By Stephen Grootes• 17 January 2018

Nice Carnival

A member of La Diablada dance troupe takes part in Carnival celebrations in the mining town

Carnival King Momo, Wilson Dias da Costa Neto, celebrates upon receiving the keys to