El carnaval en Río de Janeiro

BRA117. RÍO DE JANEIRO (BRASIL), 07/03/2011.- La escuela de samba Uniao da Ilha do Governador desfila hoy, lunes 7 de marzo de 2011, durante el segundo y último dí­a de los desfiles de las escuelas de samba del Carnaval de Rí­o 2011, en el sambódromo de Río de Janeiro (Brasil). EFE/Antonio Lacerda

Una explosión de musica y color en el sambódromo de Río de Janeiro. Muchas imágenes han llegado de esta tradicional celebración carioca en la que los grupos de samba desfilan mientras en las gradas la gente baila y contempla el espectáculo. Os dejo esta edición de lo mejor del carnaval brasileño de Río.

Revelers of the Salgueiro samba school participate in the second night of the annual Carnival parade in Rio de Janeiro’s Sambadrome March 7, 2011.   REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino (BRAZIL – Tags: SOCIETY IMAGES OF THE DAY)

A member of Uniao da Ilha samba school parades during carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, March 7, 2011. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)

A musician of Uniao da Ilha samba school performs while parading at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, March 7, 2011. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)

A reveller of the Beija-Flor samba school performs at the Sambadrome, during the second night of the carnival celebrations in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 8 March 2011.  AFP PHOTO / VANDERLEI ALMEIDA

BRA111. RÍO DE JANEIRO (BRASIL), 06/03/201.- Vista del desfile de la escuela de Samba Sao Clemente hoy, domingo 6 de marzo de 2011, en el sambódromo de Rí­o de Janeiro (Brasil), durante el tradicional Carnaval de Rí­o 2011. EFE/Fernando Bizerra Jr

BRA116. RÍO DE JANEIRO (BRASIL), 06/03/201.- Vista del desfile de la escuela de Samba Sao Clemente hoy, domingo 6 de marzo de 2011, en el sambódromo de RÃío de Janeiro (Brasil), durante el tradicional Carnaval de Rí­o 2011. EFE/Fernando Bizerra Jr

BRA340. RÍO DE JANEIRO (BRASIL), 06/03/2011.- La escuela de samba Portela participa hoy, domingo 6 de marzo de 2011, del desfile en el sambódromo de Río de Janeiro (Brasil), durante el tradicional Carnaval de Río 2011. EFE/MARCELO SAYAO

BRA209. RÍO DE JANEIRO (BRASIL), 07/03/2011.- Integrantes de la escuela de samba Uniao da Ilha participan hoy, lunes 7 de marzo de 2011, en un desfile del Carnaval Rí­o 2011 en el sambódromo de Rí­o de Janeiro (Brasil). EFE/Fernando Bizerra Jr

Imperatriz Leopoldinense dancers perform during their carnival parade at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday March 6, 2011. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

Revellers of the Unidos da Tijuca samba school participate in the annual Carnival parade in Rio de Janeiro’s Sambadrome March 6, 2011.      REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino (BRAZIL – Tags: SOCIETY)

Spectators take photos of revellers of the Unidos da Tijuca samba school during the annual Carnival parade in Rio de Janeiro’s Sambadrome March 6, 2011.     REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes (BRAZIL – Tags: SOCIETY)

A reveller of the Beija-flor samba school participates in the second night of the annual Carnival parade in Rio de Janeiro’s Sambadrome, March 7, 2011.       REUTERS/Sergio Moraes (BRAZIL – Tags: SOCIETY)

A member of Mocidade Independente samba school parades at the Sambadrome during carnival celebrations in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, March 8, 2011. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)

BRA314. RÍO DE JANEIRO (BRASIL), 06/03/2011.- La escuela de samba Portela participa hoy, domingo 6 de marzo de 2011, del desfile en el sambódromo de Río de Janeiro (Brasil), durante el tradicional Carnaval de Rí­o 2011. EFE/Antonio Lacerda

BRA344. RÍO DE JANEIRO (BRASIL), 06/03/2011.- Un miembro de la escuela de samba Unidos da Tijuca participa hoy, domingo 6 de marzo de 2011, del desfile en el sambódromo de Rí­o de Janeiro (Brasil), durante el tradicional Carnaval de Rí­o 2011. EFE/Antonio Lacerda

BRA354. RÍO DE JANEIRO (BRASIL), 06/03/2011.- La escuela de samba Unidos da Tijuca participa hoy, domingo 6 de marzo de 2011, del desfile en el sambódromo de Rí­o de Janeiro (Brasil), durante el tradicional Carnaval de Río 2011. EFE/ Fernando Bizerra Jr

BRA112. RÍO DE JANEIRO (BRASIL), 06/03/201.- Vista del desfile de la escuela de Samba Sao Clemente hoy, domingo 6 de marzo de 2011, en el sambódromo de Rí­o de Janeiro (Brasil), durante el tradicional Carnaval de Rí­o 2011. EFE/Antonio Lacerda

BRA36. RIO DE JANEIRO (BRASIL), 07/03/2011.- La escuela de samba Unidos da Tijuca participa en el desfile de hoy, en el sambódromo de Rí­o de Janeiro (Brasil), durante el tradicional Carnaval de Rí­o 2011. EFE/MARCELO SAYAO

Dancers of Salgueiro samba school perform while parading through the Sambadrome during carnival celebrations in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, March 8, 2011. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

BRA217. RÍO DE JANEIRO (BRASIL), 07/03/2011.- Integrantes de la escuela de samba Uniao da Ilha participan hoy, lunes 7 de marzo de 2011, en un desfile del Carnaval Rí­o 2011 en el sambódromo de Rí­o de Janeiro (Brasil). EFE/Fernando Bizerra Jr

Revellers of the Beija-Flor samba school perform at the Sambadrome, during the second night of the carnival celebrations in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 8 March 2011.  AFP PHOTO / VANDERLEI ALMEIDA

A reveller of Unidos de Vila Isabel samba school performs during the first night of Carnival parades at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro on March 7, 2011. Rio’s two nights of famously extravagant Carnival parades began late on March 6 in a burst of fireworks and to the cheers of festival goers who have been partying on the streets for days. The processions, featuring near-naked dancing queens, spectacularly imaginative floats and thousands of extras, were being held before a stadium crowd of 70,000 and an international broadcast audience.   AFP PHOTO / VANDERLEI ALMEIDA

The samba group Imperatriz Leopoldinense perform in their carnival parade at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday March 6, 2011. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

A reveler of the Mocidade Independiente samba school participates in the second night of the annual Carnival parade in Rio de Janeiro’s Sambadrome, March 7, 2011.   REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino (BRAZIL – Tags: SOCIETY)

Revellers of the Portela samba school participate in the annual Carnival parade in Rio de Janeiro’s Sambadrome March 6, 2011.       REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino (BRAZIL – Tags: SOCIETY IMAGES OF THE DAY)

A reveler rests along Vargas Avenue before parading at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, March 7, 2011. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)

An aluminiun can collector works in the stands at the Sambodrome at the end of the second night of Carnival parades in Rio de Janeiro on March 8, 2011. Rio put on its final night of Carnival parades, capping days of extravagant processions and street festivities backing the Brazilian city’s boast it is host to the Greatest Party on Earth. Nearly 800,000 Brazilian and foreign tourists have swelled Rio’s population of six million to take part in the dancing, drinking, flirting and spectacles underway since last Friday beneath gray, sometimes rainy, skies. AFP PHOTO / ANTONIO SCORZA

Revelers relax before parading at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, March 7, 2011. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)