Category Archives: Carnival

Notting Hill Carnival: History – Carnival and The Performance of Heritage (1/5)

The development of Notting Hill Carnival from Britain’s recruitment of Carribean workers in the 1940’s to the present day. Advertisements

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Fallas Festival of Valencia — Month at a Time Travel

https://videopress.com/embed/1WYaGevq?hd=0&autoPlay=0&permalink=0&loop=0 The Fallas Festival of Valencia culminates on March 19th with a riot of fireworks and bonfires that would even inspire Burning Man to stand up and cheer. via Fallas Festival of Valencia — Month at a Time Travel

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Carnival parade in Rijeka — the Red Phone Box travels

Rijeka is the third biggest Croatian city and its main seaport. Rijeka has also been announced as European Capital of Culture for 2020. The craziest time of the year to visit Rijeka is during the carnival or the so-called fifth … Continue reading

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Ahdrenalin Carnival: Road Of The Valkyries — Soul Ethnicity

The word Valkyrie, pronpunced (Val-ker-ee) when translated means the chooser of the slain. Their main duty was to select the slain warriors, who had fallen in battle or other combat, such as quest or killing dragon. Bold, fierce and beautiful … Continue reading

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Carnaval de Recife e Olinda, Carnival Celebrations Brasil

Carnival in Olinda Carnaval de Recife e Olinda   The magic of the Carnival continues in the colonial town of Olinda with the young and old partying together. As expected, the 2014 Carnival in Olinda will play host to a … Continue reading

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Creating a carnival: Building jaw-dropping floats for the Cape Town spectacle

Tour the workshop where the Cape Town Carnival team is busy building ornate floats and larger-than-life creations for the 12 March 2016 event.

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carnival, swee – jc-arts | ello

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Art Historical Masterworks Come Alive at Annual Halloween Parade in Kawasaki, Japan

Recently in Kawasaki, Japan, a sextet of famous paintings marched their way through the city’s annual Halloween parade— Picasso’s “The Weeping Woman,” Vincent van Gogh’s self portrait, Johannes Vermeer’s “Girl with a Pearl Earring,” Leonardo da Vinci’s “Mona Lisa,” Edvard … Continue reading

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Bridgwater Carnival 2008 Highlights

A Carnival tradition stretching back over 400 years.

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Falling for Fallas

Las Fallas (in Spanish), or Las Falles (in Valenciano), is a week long fiesta that engulfs the entire city of Valencia, Spain. Hoards flock to the streets to party and to see the hundreds of individual works of art (Fallas/Falles) … Continue reading

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