Asakusa Samba Carnival 2013

Asakusa Samba Carnival 2013
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Tokyo, Japan – Teams of elaborately attired dancers shake their tail feathers to the beat of Samba, parading down the streets of Tokyo’s downtown Asakusa during an annual carnival on Saturday, August 31, 2013. About 4,700 dancers in 19 teams performed under the scorching sun in the main street of Asakusa, Japan’s most famous tourists’ spot, before tens of thousands of spectators in the Asakusa Samba Carnival, the biggest of its kind in the country. (Photo by Natsuki Sakai/AFLO)

Asakusa Samba Carnival 2013
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Tokyo, Japan – A dancer poses for the crowd during the annual Asakusa Samba carnival on Saturday, August 31, 2013. (Photo by Natsuki Sakai/AFLO)