The Carnival in Rio de Janeiro (Portuguese: Carnaval do Rio de Janeiro) as know as "The biggest show on Earth" is a festival held every year before Lent and considered the biggest carnival in the world with two million people per day on the streets. The first Carnival festival in Rio occurred in 1723.
The typical Rio carnival parade is filled with revelers, floats, and adornments from numerous samba schools which are located in Rio (more than 200 approximately, divided into five leagues/divisions).
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