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Rio's Sambadrome rocks Carnival for a second night

Revellers celebrated till dawn on the second night of the annual Carnival parade in Rio de Janeiro's Sambadrome

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Revelers of the Academicos do Grande Rio samba school performs atop a float at the Sambadrome.

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Revelers of Uniao da Ilha samba school perform at the Sambadrome during the second night of carnival parade in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Uniao da Ilha lost fancy dresses and floats in a fire that took place three weeks ago.

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Brazilian singer Roberto Carlos waves from atop a float of the samba school Beija Flor on the Sambadrome.

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Revelers of the Grande Rio samba school participate in the second night of the annual Carnival parade.

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Revelers of the Mocidade Independiente samba school participate in the second night of the annual Carnival.

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Drum Queen Cris Vianna of the Grande Rio samba school participates in the second night of the annual Carnival parade.

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A reveler of the Porto da Pedra samba school is suspended from a balloon during the second night of the annual Carnival parade.

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A performer leaves the Sambadrome at the end of carnival celebrations in Rio de Janeiro.

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Performers leave the Sambadrome at the end of carnival celebrations in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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