Celebrating color, rhythm, music and culture, Carnaval Brasileiro brought the house down, all while celebrating their 35th year as the largest indoor Carnaval in the world.
A member of the Samba School during their first performance. The drums often played songs from The Wizard of Oz score, with a bit of Carnaval flavor.
Members of Capoeira Evolucao performing in a melee of dance, drums and lights.
Members of the Samba School danced for hours, in two separate sets.
The massive Wizard of Oz-themed party featured a full cast of characters, including Glenda.
Members of Samba School performing to the heavy, driving drums.
One of The drummers from Beleza Brazil. This group played two sets and kept the party alive until 2 a.m.
Brazilian flags were everywhere as people danced in costume or sans clothes.
One of the flying monkeys above the crowd.
An explosion of confetti and ribbon as Baleza Brazil performed.
The three drummers of Beleza Brazil during their second performance.
Dancers joined Beleza Brazil on stage for their second performance, and so did some of the audience.
Singer Marianni Ebert.
Two Carnaval-goers share a kiss.