CARNIVAL

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Parades, costumes, make up, glitter, wigs, carriages … There comes one of the most fun and creative days of the year. Do you have your costume ready?

The Carnival season begins! This Holidayis celebrated worldwide between February and March. The most representative start from the 2nd, 7th, 8th and 9th of February, the Carnivals ofCadiz (Spain), Tenerife (Canary Islands,Spain),Venice(Italy) andRio de Janeiro (Brazil).

In Spain one of the most important celebrations is the Carnival of Cadiz, both for its artistic and creative value. One of the most representative acts of this party inCadizare the “chirigotas”: songs full of irony, criticism, humor and claim on current issues.Cadizlives a one-week continuous party, full of freedom of expression, feeling and costumes.

Cádiz Carnival
Carnival of Cádiz

The Carnival of Tenerife is the second most popular and worldwide recognized carnival, afterRio de Janeiro, in fact these two cities are twinned for this reason. Hundreds of people take the streets of Santa Cruz de Tenerife during the week of carnival,  participating in groups with dazzling costumes, street bands, troupes, orchestras … All of this accompanied by the best weather and the best laughs.

Carnival Santa Cruz de Tenerife.
Carnival of Tenerife

On the 2nd of February was the starting signal for the Carnival of Venice, the most glamorous of all. People dress up taking inspiration from seventeenth-century Venice, and take the streets to show off their clothes, whether in organized or private events. It’s one of the carnivals with more soul and elegance. If you go, don’t forget your mask …

Carnival of Venezia.
Carnival of Venice

On the streets of Rio de Janeiro the world’s most famous carnival is celebrated during  three days to the rhythm of samba, feathers, colors and brightness … The acclaimed Sambadrome, which can accommodate 50,000 people, year after year is filled with Brazilians and tourists that  don’t want to miss this great event.

Brazil Carnival.
Rio de Janeiro Carnival

 

Wait no longer. Prepare your most original costume and join one of these carnivals, fun is guaranteed.

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