The Brasil Carnival is an amazing spectacle of music and dance where each city celebrates in its own unique way. It is not without reason that the Brasil Carnival is known to be the biggest party in the world. These pictures capture the very soul of the Brasil Carnival with painted dancers, elaborate costumes, and samba drummers caught in their moments of glory. Carnival fever sets in months before the actual event where thousands of participants work hard to host the colorful extravaganza with street parades and Sambadrome competitions in every city. These pictures are proof that their hard work certainly pays off. Come join the celebrations in 2017.