Samba school's version of Buckingham Palace's guard
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A taste of London in Rio's carnival

One of Rio de Janeiro's elite samba schools, UniĆ£o da Ilha, dedicated this year's performance to London.

The link was brought about by the fact that both cities are hosting the next Olympic games - London in 2012 and Rio in 2016.

Dancing knights and a scantily-clad version of Buckingham Palace's guards were on display in Rio's sambadrome.

Eric Camara reports.

  • 21 Feb 2012
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