RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Carnaval weekend hosted over two million revelers on the streets of the city of Rio de Janeiro, the Rio de Janeiro city government said on Monday, February 24th.

On Sunday, approximately 54 blocks paraded, totaling 1.4 million people celebrating at the world's most popular festival. With these numbers, the weekend now totals close to 2.5 million Rio de Janeiro residents and tourists enjoying Carnaval.

Blocks

In Flamengo park, Bangalafumenga gathered 500,000 people, while in Leblon, the festival was led by the Areia block, which gathered 385,000 people. The . . .

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