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Barranquilla Carnival 2017
Where: Barranquilla, Colombia
When:  Saturday, February 25, 2017 - Tuesday, February 28, 2017
 
Barranquilla Carnival takes the city residents and its guests to a 4 days of music and Salsa dancing. On October the city residents picked the carnival's queen, in order to give her enough time to prepare herself for the carnival that takes place in February.   The king, Momo, who is a very important character of the carnival is picked in the beginning of the celebration. During the Saturdays of January (a month earlier) lot of rehearsal of the music, dancing and parades are taking place on the city streets. Due to the...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Goa Carnival 2017
Where: Goa, India
When:  Saturday, February 25, 2017 - Tuesday, February 28, 2017
 
Goa Carnival is based on the Christian tradition that was brought to Goa in 1510 by the Portuguese. This is the local version of the carnival which is celebrated worldwide before Mardi Gras. The Goa Carnival is celebrated, every year, for four days (Saturday to Tuesday). The celebration starts on the Saturday before Ash Wednesday. In Christianity it is the first day of fasting out of 40 fasting/ avoidance meat days before Easter. The carnival events combine fiestas of diverse cultures, religions and beliefs. Various streets shows...(read more)
 
 
 
 
The Historical Carnival of Verres 2017
Where: Verrès, Italy
When:  Saturday, February 25, 2017 - Tuesday, February 28, 2017
 
The Historical Carnival of Verrès - Carnevale Storico di Verrès is celebrated every year since 1948.   Verrès is located in Vallée d'Aoste in North West Italy. During the four days of the carnival, the city residents and guests are “voyage in time" to the Middle-Ages.   They reconstruct a very important event in the culture and local history where Kathrin the lady of the castle and her husband went to the people.   The outstanding event took place on May 31st 1450 where...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Binche carnival 2017
Where: Binche, Belgium
When:  Sunday, February 26, 2017 - Tuesday, February 28, 2017
 
The city Binche which is located south to Brussels holds, yearly, an annual carnival during the three days before Lent. The carnival attracts thousands of locals and tourists. The event that started in the middle Ages, on the 14th century, is known nowadays as one of the famous street carnivals in Europe. Thousands of people wear special cloths with giant hates participate in the parades along the city's streets. Shrove Sunday marks the official start of the events. The coffee houses and the streets fill with thousands of disguised...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Trinidad & Tobago Carnival 2017
Where: Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
When:  Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - Wednesday, March 1, 2017
 
One of the most significant and beautiful carnivals of the Caribbean is definitely the annual carnival of Trinidad & Tobago. The preparations start long before the carnival's start. The carnival is a happy folklore event, but beside, it is a competitive event. Various groups compete on the first place in various categories like; the queen of the carnival, the Calypsos and Soca queens and kings, etc...  Due to the numerous visitors during the carnival days and the high demand for accommodations it is recommended to check...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Festival of Saint Medir (Feste de Sant Medir) 2017
Where: Barcelona, Spain
When:  Friday, March 3, 2017 - Friday, March 3, 2017
 
Since the 16th century, for more than four hundred years, the Festival of Saint Medir (Feste de Sant Medir) is celebrated in Barcelona on the 3rd of March. The main event of the festival is a parade with wind instruments bands, clowns, jugglers and colorful carriages driven by representatives of the thirty suburbs of the city dressed in traditional cloth and carry flags. During their march, the carriages' passengers throw candies on the watching crowd. The parade ends in spectacular colorful fireworks show which paints...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Basel Fasnacht 2017
Where: Basel, Switzerland
When:  Monday, March 6, 2017 - Wednesday, March 8, 2017
 
Every year, for almost 700 years, thousands of Basel residents gather at the town square on the freezing weather waiting for 04:00 o'clock. At this time 4 rings of the city clock announce the beginning of the carnival that lasts three days.   Basel Fasnacht lasts exactly three days from 4.00 a.m. on Monday morning to 4.00 a.m. on Thursday.   It is always held in the week after Ash Wednesday. Most of the carnival events take place in the city center. The carnival symbols the wish to expel the winter.   Due to...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Ottawa Irish Festival 2017
Where: Ottawa, Canada
When:  Thursday, March 9, 2017 - Saturday, March 18, 2017
 
Ottawa Irish Festival that is held every year attracts large crowd of locals and tourists. The main aims of the festival is to preserve the tradition and the Irish-Cadaian culture.   The festival suggest: Colorful St. Patrick parade Traditional Irish party Authors Day Diverse parades and St. Patrick’s parties and more The festival's program, venue, lineup information show time / schedule of events, how to get, parking etc, is present in the festival's link website below, under "Event...(read more)
 
 
 
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