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In photos: Seven of the wildest costumes from Rio's Carnival finale Add to ...

The annual spectacle pits the city’s 12 best samba schools against one another in ornate parades that include over 2,500 participants each and cost more than $3 million to produce. The efforts are judged in 10 categories, with a winner announced later in the week, laying claim to nothing more than a year’s worth of bragging rights

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