Category Archives: Carnival

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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Carnival: origins of the world’s biggest party | The Economist

Carnival started as a pagan festival in ancient Egypt and has grown to become one of the largest celebrations in the world. Today more than 50 countries celebrate the tradition, but where did the party start?

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GUYANA’S CARNIVAL 2018 LAUNCHED

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