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Thoroghout 40 days,spectacles brimming with color and merriment unfold in street parades and on stages. The warm February nights are the sepecial nights of Carnival. The groups that perform during this time represent different artistic generes, of with the best known and most characteristic are Candombe and Murga.
Carnival begins in late January with the opening parade alond 18 de Julio Avenue, Montevideo's main downton thoroghfare. The performers are accompainded by colorful floats and gaint puppets