Brazilians perform capoeira on the first day of Carnival celebrations on Feb. 16, 2012, in Salvador, Brazil. Capoeira is a Brazilian martial art and dance form that was developed by slaves in the region.
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Clowns pose for a picture during the XVII International Clown Convention in Mexico City, on October 24, 2012. At least 500 clowns are taking part in the event.
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