Portraits and Photos from Rio Carnival 2008 - Day 1

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February 2nd 2008
Published: February 2nd 2008
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Banda de Ipanema

Out of the sambadrome and onto the streets. Blocos (street parties) are electrifying the city. Reports of 500,000 people attending "Cordao da Bola de Preta" in down-town Rio. Thousands joined the party in Ipanema and it continues on in the rain showers and the dark.

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4th February 2008

Hi Alister,I am the Amy Winehouse from Banda de Ipanema and I want to say I loved your photo;I am a visual artist and once in a while I have fun doing these crazy things;have fun in Carnival;bye Claudio

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