Wight Isle which is located in the English Channel holds, every year, a traditional carnival. This is a popular event that started over more than hundred years ago.
More than 2,000 actors, dancers and bands who arrive from the culture clubs over the island participate in this carnival. The visitors can enjoy tempo music with the influence of Brazilian Samba, local bands that play on Steel Pans (originated from Trinidad), etc…
Parades with colored disguises like the great carnivals of Venice, the Mardi Gras, Notighill etc… take place.
The festival’s program, lineup information are present in the festival’s website.