Rio, Brazil, March 02: The samba dancers dressed in their bikinis, sequins and feathers at the Rio Carnival 2014 are the sexy showstoppers of the world’s biggest street party.
Swaying to beats of samba music, the revellers displayed spectacular costumes from all of Rio’s samba schools, complete with gigantic floats, at the city’s Sambadrome.
Brazilian model Sabrina Sato from the Gavioes da Fiel samba school takes part in the Special Group category of the annual Carnival parade in Sao Paulo’s Sambadrome March 1, 2014.
Scroll down to see beautiful Brazilian samba dancers on the streets of Rio de Janeiro with their perfect moves and enticing costumes.
A reveller from the Perola Negra samba school takes part in the Special Group category of the annual Carnival parade in Sao Paulo’s Sambadrome March 1, 2014.
Carnival revelers started packing streets across Brazil for raucous open-air parties that begin at daybreak and pulse through the night.
Performers from the Salgueiro samba school parade on a float during carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
The nightlong parades will see six samba groups showing off both Sunday and Monday nights, with powerful percussion sections, elaborate floats and more than 2,500 participants in each parade, which last about an hour.
Millions of Brazilians watch the parades live on TV and root for their favorite samba groups with a passion rivaled only by the allegiances held to football teams.
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