The Rio Carnival, the biggest carnival in the world, is attended by more than 5 million visitors from across the globe. The carnival is held 40 days before Easter and runs for 4 days.

The carnival highlights the beautiful and extravagant culture of Brazil. Celebrites like Jennifer Lopez, Madonna, J.Lo, Beyonce, Jude Law, Paris Hilton, Pamela Anderson and Kevin Spacey and Fergie were present, this year, to see the sequin-clad Samba dancers. About 13 Samba schools participated in the parade.