Category Archives: Carnival

Jamaica Carnival 2018 with Xaymaca International

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MSS at Manchester Day 2018

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We went to Jamaica Carnival 2018 and got our whole lives (WATCH) — Gossiping Heifers

If you’ve ever been to a Carnival celebration in the Caribbean, you know the experience can be life-changing. Aside from partying, drinks and a good time, there is an uplifting power in soca music, freedom of expression, and an elevation … Continue reading

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Dancing With 10-Foot Stilts

In Trindad and Tobago, “moko jumbies” soar high during Carnival. The traditional art of stilt dancing is a highlight of Trinidadian celebrations, but for stilt walker Adrian Young, it’s an everyday practice. For the past 21 years, he has been … Continue reading

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Artist Okuda San Miguel Sets an 82-Foot Sculpture Aflame for the Falles Festival in Valencia

Earlier this month in the city of Valencia, Spain, the annual five-day Falles Festival hosted the construction and burning of some 400 sculptures in neighborhoods across the city amidst fireworks, parades, and enormous bubbling skillets of paella. The festival is … Continue reading

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Carnaval 2018, Rio De Janeiro — Never Ending Gap Year

https://videopress.com/embed/giLFIFQl?hd=0&autoPlay=0&permalink=0&loop=0 In seven years of travel blogging no story has been as difficult to write as this experience of Rio de Janeiro’s Carnaval. A week after the event I’m still processing and debating with myself what I should and shouldn’t … Continue reading

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Beija-Flor Wins 2018 Rio’s Carnaval Parade — Brazilian Nites

With a political statement, leader singer Neguinho da Beija-Flor brings the champion samba school spirit to L.A. via Beija-Flor Wins 2018 Rio’s Carnaval Parade — Brazilian Nites

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Rio Carnival Parade – Day 1 – 11 February 2018 — Rio the Guide

Photos courtesy of RioTur – the city of Rio Tourist Authority. via Rio Carnival Parade – Day 1 – 11 February 2018 — Rio the Guide

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The UK woman leading the dance at the Rio Carnival

Samantha Flores from London is leading out the first float at the world-famous carnival. Source: The UK woman leading the dance at the Rio Carnival

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What’s on: Carnival — RhineBuzz

It’s February and in Düsseldorf that means only one thing – it’s Carnival time. There’s confetti in the street. Trams are packed with men wearing animal onesies. Elaborate wigs bob along suburban streets and leaving home without decorative face paint … Continue reading

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