2009-02-26 09:58:28 GMT Xinhua English
Members of the Salgueiro samba school celebrate after winning the 2009 Carnival title at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, February 25, 2009. Judges on Wednesday named Salgueiro the winner out of 12 competing schools, which are community groups geared towards putting on huge Carnival parades.
2009-02-26 01:33:12 GMT Xinhua English
ROME, Feb. 25 (Xinhua) -- For the first time in a century, Rome celebrated Carnival in a one-week festivity featuring allegorical parades, masks and street shows.
2009-02-25 03:59:51 GMT Xinhua English
The Cologne Carnival is a carnival that takes place every year in Cologne, Germany. Traditionally, the "fifth season" (carnival season) is declared open at 11 minutes past 11 on the 11th of November.
2009-03-03 08:55:25 GMT Reuters
Revellers promenaded through the streets alongside colourful floats at the parade in the southwestern Greek port city of Patras marking the end of Carnival on Sunday (March 1).
2009-02-17 03:23:11 GMT Reuters
The world famous Copacabana beach in Brazil and all seems pretty normal.
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