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Carnival in Colombia

Dancers poses after taking part in the third day of carnival in Barranquilla, Colombia, on February 11, 2013. Barranquilla's Carnival, a tradition created 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 of Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity" by the UNESCO in 2003. LUIS ACOSTA, AFPGetty Images
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