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Montevideo Carnival 2019: Photos from the World's Longest Carnival

Lifestyle | Reuters | February 9, 2019, 7:32 am
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 Members of a comparsa, an Uruguayan carnival group, participate in the Llamadas parade in Montevideo, Uruguay. (Image: Reuters)

Members of a comparsa, an Uruguayan carnival group, participate in the Llamadas parade in Montevideo, Uruguay. (Image: Reuters)

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 A dancer competes along with drummers and other dancers in Montevideo, Uruguay. (Image: AFP)

A dancer competes along with drummers and other dancers in Montevideo, Uruguay. (Image: AFP)

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 Members of a comparsa, an Uruguayan carnival group, participate in the Llamadas parade, a street fiesta with a traditional Afro-Uruguayan roots, in Montevideo, Uruguay. (Image: Reuters)

Members of a comparsa, an Uruguayan carnival group, participate in the Llamadas parade, a street fiesta with a traditional Afro-Uruguayan roots, in Montevideo, Uruguay. (Image: Reuters)

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 Members of a comparsa, compete by playing and dancing to the rhythm of the traditional

Members of a comparsa, compete by playing and dancing to the rhythm of the traditional "candombe" music, in Montevideo, Uruguay. (Image: AFP)

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 Dancers forming part of a group known as a

Dancers forming part of a group known as a "comparsa" compete by dancing to the rhythm of the traditional "candombe" music, in Montevideo. (Image: AFP)

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 Drummers forming part of a group known as a

Drummers forming part of a group known as a "comparsa" compete by playing to the rhythm of the traditional "candombe" music, in Montevideo, Uruguay. (Image: AFP)

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 Dancers forming part of a group known as a

Dancers forming part of a group known as a "comparsa" compete by dancing to the rhythm of the traditional "candombe" music, in Montevideo. (Image: AFP)

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 A dancer competes along with drummers and other dancers who play and dance to the rhythm of the traditional

A dancer competes along with drummers and other dancers who play and dance to the rhythm of the traditional "candombe" music, in Montevideo, during the "Llamadas", one of the events that make up Uruguay's carnival - the world's longest. (Image: AFP)

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 Members of a comparsa, an Uruguayan carnival group, participate in the Llamadas parade in Montevideo, Uruguay. (Image: Reuters)

Members of a comparsa, an Uruguayan carnival group, participate in the Llamadas parade in Montevideo, Uruguay. (Image: Reuters)

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 A dancer competes along with drummers and other dancers during Montevideo carnival in Uruguay. (Image: AFP)

A dancer competes along with drummers and other dancers during Montevideo carnival in Uruguay. (Image: AFP)

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 A dancer competes along with drummers and other dancers during Montevideo carnival in Uruguay. (Image: AFP)

A dancer competes along with drummers and other dancers during Montevideo carnival in Uruguay. (Image: AFP)

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 Members of a comparsa, an Uruguayan carnival group, participate in the Llamadas parade in Montevideo, Uruguay. (Image: Reuters)

Members of a comparsa, an Uruguayan carnival group, participate in the Llamadas parade in Montevideo, Uruguay. (Image: Reuters)

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 A dancer competes along with drummers and other dancers in Montevideo, Uruguay. (Image: AFP)

A dancer competes along with drummers and other dancers in Montevideo, Uruguay. (Image: AFP)

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 Members of a comparsa, compete by playing and dancing in Montevideo, Uruguay. (Image: AFP)

Members of a comparsa, compete by playing and dancing in Montevideo, Uruguay. (Image: AFP)

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 Members of a comparsa, an Uruguayan carnival group, participate in the Llamadas parade, a street fiesta with a traditional Afro-Uruguayan roots, in Montevideo, Uruguay. (Image: Reuters)

Members of a comparsa, an Uruguayan carnival group, participate in the Llamadas parade, a street fiesta with a traditional Afro-Uruguayan roots, in Montevideo, Uruguay. (Image: Reuters)

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