Carnival festivals around the world: Join the parades and parties in 2020
By Forrest Brown, CNN
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6:40 AM EST, Tue February 25, 2020
Düsseldorf, Germany: Carnival is truly international. A reveler from Bolivia celebrates during the traditional Carnival parade in Düsseldorf, Germany, on Monday, February 24. Click through the gallery for more photos of celebrations around the world from Carnival season 2020:
Venice, Italy: Boats sail during the water parade, part of the Venice Carnival, on Sunday, February 9. The festivities in the lagoon city attract people from around the world, but this year celebrations were cut short due to Italy's coronavirus outbreak.
Venice, Italy: A woman wearing a Carnival costume sits on a bench of the Palazzo Ducale on Sunday, February 16.
Venice, Italy: Artists perform during the opening day of the Venice Carnival on the Cannaregio Canal on Friday, February 8.
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Montevideo, Uruguay: Performers participate in the opening parade of the Uruguayan Carnival -- one of the world's longest -- on Thursday, January 23.