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Malta Carnival 2017
Where: Valletta, Malta
When:  Friday, February 24, 2017 - Tuesday, February 28, 2017
 
Once a year, in mid February -  start Mrach traditional carnivals are held in Valletta and Nadur on Gozo Island. Colorful parades take place in the streets. Trucks that carry giant colorful dolls, playing bands, children and adults in costumes create joyful carnival atmosphere.   The central events are held in Valletta. Similar but smaller events are held on the nearby towns and villages. The events in the periphery carry mysteries and gloomy nature.  Due to the numerous visitors during the carnival days and the high...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Devil's Carnival (La Diablada) 2017
Where: Oruro, Bolivia
When:  Friday, February 24, 2017 - Monday, February 27, 2017
 
Devil's Carnival or in its local name La Diablada, is held once a year  in Oruru, a mountain silver mining town, which is located 3,710 meters high above sea level, approximately 230 km south to the capital La Paz. The central motive of the carnival is the figure of the devil. The celebrators who combine Indian pagan habits with Christian habits create a marvelous authentic mixture of dance, music, tempo, clothing and color. The dance of the celebrators in the holiday parade helps the Virgen del Sovacón to drive away the...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Santiago de Compostela carnival - (O Antroido) 2017
Where: Santiago de Compostela, Spain
When:  Friday, February 24, 2017 - Tuesday, February 28, 2017
 
Santiago de Compostela is the capital of the autonomy Galicia in North West Spain. The city preserves an ancient tradition of a festive carnival. During the carnival days, the city is filled with thousands celebrators wearing fancy cloths and colored masks waiting for the two holiday parades.   On Tuesday before Ash Wednesday, the first holiday parade takes place. This is a big parade that includes brass bands, groups of dancers, jugglers and actors who perform while in motion on floats. On Ash Wednesday, the day that ends the...(read more)
 
 
 
 
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)
 
 
 
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