Category Archives: Carnival

The Chicken Tikka Masala Effect – We Are Carnival

What is the impact of homegrown British culture on the carnival traditions of other lands? Do Caribbean and South American carnival appear in new, anglicised forms in the UK, rather like its supposed national dish? Or do they remain 100 … Continue reading

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Notting Hill Carnival | Perspectives on Life, the Universe and Everything

Biggest street party in Europe, if you ever plan to be in London in end August then don’t miss the show. The colours are just amazing and the mood is jubilant and intoxicating (literally) 🙂 Source: Notting Hill Carnival | … Continue reading

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Carnival – Faschingsumzug Rohr i.NB 2017

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The Annual ‘Corso Zundert’ Flower Parade Features Radically Designed Floats Adorned with Dahlias | Colossal

Founded in 1936, the annual Corso Zundert parade is a celebration of the Netherlands’ most iconic exports: flowers. The event is held every year in the small town of Zundert where 20 teams of volunteers from different hamlets compete for … Continue reading

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After a half-century wait, US cruise leaves Miami for Cuba — WTNH Connecticut News

After a half-century of waiting, passengers have set sail from Miami on an historic cruise to Havana. via After a half-century wait, US cruise leaves Miami for Cuba — WTNH Connecticut News

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5 of Rio’s Top Carnival Samba Schools – Meerkat Travel Gang

As we had plenty to say about the city of Rio during Carnival, we thought it only smart to divvy up the samba school parade into it’s own post because we have way too many photos to share. We had … Continue reading

Posted in Brazil, Carnival, General | Leave a comment we celebrate the STREET LIFE of Cape Town with a Carnival? – Janet Ranson

carnival 2016, Cape Town, Flowers, Colour I was asked to make colourful bunches of flowers for the dancing Blommemeisies (Flower Sellers) to carry in the Cape Town Carnival procession this year. The theme of Street Life promises a spectacular show … Continue reading

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Midwinter Carnival 2015 (Dunedin) New Zealand

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Sun shines on May Fair celebrations by Lisa Reeves Saturday 17th May 2014

    The weather was absolutely spectacular today for the 2014 Alderley Edge May Fair which proved to be another hugely successful community event. The sun shone beautifully as hundreds gathered in the village to the enjoy the parade, featuring … Continue reading

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NHS299 Sunday 29th September 2013

The Musicians Union Bateria uplifting the crowd of 50.000 to 70,000 protesters at the Save Our NHS Rally to protest the way the Conservative Party has treated it and the country on the first day of their Party Conference this … Continue reading

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