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Pre-Carnival event in Rio de Janeiro
Thousands of revellers take part in the pre-Carnival block parties in Rio de Janeiro. Rio’s street Carnival this year will consist of 492 block parties, attended by an estimated five million Carnival enthusiasts.
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