Colour, dancing, music, sensuality, fun, creativity, excess and so much more - carnivals are where humanity expresses itself in some of the most magical ways. All over the globe you will find these amazing events. Check out the video above to see what the top 10 in the world are.
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9. Carnival of Binche
8. Cologne Carnival
7. Carnaval de Oruro
6. Carnaval de Quebec
5. Mardi Gras
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4. Notting Hill Carnival
3. Trinidad and Tobago Carnival
2. Carnival of Venice
1. Rio Carnival
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