Carnival in Barranquilla, Colombia

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Dancers perform during a carnival parade in Barranquilla, Colombia on February 18, 2012. Barranquilla's Carnival, a tradition cretaed by locals at the end of the 19th century as a response and to parody the celebration held by European immigrants and aristocracy, was declared a "Masterpiece... LUIS ACOSTA, AFP/Getty Images