March 3, 2014
From Carnival 2014 Around the World, one of 35 photos. A performer from the Imperio da Tijuca samba school parades on a float during carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on March 2, 2014. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

From Carnival 2014 Around the World, one of 35 photos. A performer from the Imperio da Tijuca samba school parades on a float during carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on March 2, 2014. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

January 13, 2014
From The Carnival of Vevcani, one of 21 photos. A reveler applies a mask before parading the streets during a carnival in the village of Vevcani, some 170 km (106 miles) from the Macedonian capital of Skopje, on January 13, 2013. Vevcani village marks the Orthodox St. Vasilij Day annually with a carnival that features a 1,400-year-old celebration with pagan roots. Highlights of the carnival include a political satire where masked villagers act out current events. (Reuters/Ognen Teofilovski)

From The Carnival of Vevcani, one of 21 photos. A reveler applies a mask before parading the streets during a carnival in the village of Vevcani, some 170 km (106 miles) from the Macedonian capital of Skopje, on January 13, 2013. Vevcani village marks the Orthodox St. Vasilij Day annually with a carnival that features a 1,400-year-old celebration with pagan roots. Highlights of the carnival include a political satire where masked villagers act out current events. (Reuters/Ognen Teofilovski)

February 12, 2013
From Carnival 2013 in Brazil, one of 39 photos. A reveler from the Vila Isabel samba school participates in the annual Carnival parade in Rio de Janeiro’s Sambadrome, on February 12, 2013. (Reuters/Sergio Moraes)

From Carnival 2013 in Brazil, one of 39 photos. A reveler from the Vila Isabel samba school participates in the annual Carnival parade in Rio de Janeiro’s Sambadrome, on February 12, 2013. (Reuters/Sergio Moraes)