Carnivals around the world
Across large parts of the world, especially in the Americas and Europe, people have been partying for days in carnivals and other festivals leading up to the Christian festival of Lent - a burst of hedonism before what is traditionally a time of self-denial. This culminated last Tuesday in the final day of the Rio de Janeiro Carnival in Brazil, the famous Mardia Gras celebrations in New Orleans, USA, and numerous other carnivals around the world.
Here are some of the most amazing pictures from the festivities across the globe.
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Tooltip Information:Cockpit view during 'Zero G' conditionsVideo by:Description: The US Navy Flight Demonstration Team, better known as the Blue Angels, travels with a C-130T Hercules nicknamed FAT ALBERT. Known throughout the world for their amazing flying feats, here is a look inside the aircraft during the team's air show demonstration. The pilot takes off at full speed and pulls up steeply, quickly reaching 1,000 feet. He then pushes the control stick hard over to quickly level the plane, leaving its occupants temporarily weightless. Credit to Dan Adams - Jolly Roger Photography.Rating: 4Views: 883
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Tooltip Information:Ranveer Singh To Learn Marathi Dialect For 'Bajirao Mastani'Video by:Description: Now that Sanjay Leela Bhansali has finally found the lead pair for his long-awaited film Bajirao Mastani, now he wants to leave no stone unturned to make the iconic characters look convincing on-screen. His Ram Leela actors Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone will essay the characters of Bajirao and Mastani, respectively, in the movie and reportedly, Bhansali wants Ranveer to learn proper Marathi dialect and accent for his role. For Ram Leela too, Ranveer had travelled extensively to Gujarat and had also learnt Gujarati and he is planning to do the same for Bajirao Mastani as well. A trainer will also be hired to teach him Marathi. The film will also star Priyanka Chopra and is slated to release on Christmas 2015.Rating: 4Views: 9
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