Category: World / February 11, 2013 10:33 AM EST
The “Volta Alice” block party kicked off the celebrations in Rio de Janeiro on Monday with energy and excitement clearly seen in the streets. Hundreds of people flocked to the streets to take part in the festivities. The Volta Alice block party has been going for the past nine years, and is regarded for its child friendly atmosphere.
Over the next few days Rio will celebrate carnival cheer with thousands of locals and tourists to take part in the hundreds of parties throughout the city.