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Santa Cruz de Tenerife Carnival 2019
Where: Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
When:  Sunday, February 24, 2019 - Sunday, March 10, 2019
Santa Cruz de Tenerife Carnival  2019 main events schedule: PARADE Santa Cruz - 5.3.2019 FUNERAL of the Sardine - 6.3.2019 PARADE Puerto de la Cruz - 9.3.2019 The carnival of Santa Cruz de Tenerife is held, yearly, mid January to mid February, different dates).   The preparations for the carnival start several month before, when the participants groups make their unique costumes.   Every group picks a subject to be represented in the carnival and the costumes...(read more)
Ponce Carnival - Carnaval de Ponce / Ponceño 2019
Where: Ponce, Puerto Rico
When:  Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - Tuesday, March 5, 2019
The city of Ponce that is located in south Poerto Rico held every year a carnival called Ponce Carnival (Carnaval Ponceño). The old colorful carnival that started in 1858 lasts for a whole week. It come to its end on the day before Ash Wednesday (February or March different dates).   The carnivals' events are held on the same time when the great carnivals of Brazil,  Venice Italy and the Mardi Gras of New Orleans Louisiana.    Due to the numerous visitors during the carnival days and the high demand...(read more)
Cologne Fifth Season Carnival - The Crazy Days 2019
Where: Koeln, Germany
When:  Thursday, February 28, 2019 - Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Cologne`s fifth season, world-famous as a colourful, joyous celebration, annually attracts around one million visitors into the city. The fife Crazy Days are the end and climax of Cologne Carnival. The highlight of the carnival is Rose Monday (Rosenmontag), two days before Ash Wednesday The time of merrymaking in the streets is officially declared open at Alter Markt on the Thursday before the beginning of Lent. Due to the numerous visitors during the carnival days and the high demand for accommodations it is recommended to...(read more)
Cologne Women Carnival Day (Weiberfastnacht) 2019
Where: Koeln, Germany
When:  Thursday, February 28, 2019 - Thursday, February 28, 2019
Cologne's Women's Carnival Day (Weiberfastnacht) is part of The Crazy Days carnival. In the early morning, the streets are filled with young women and teenagers dressed in colorful cloths.   On 11:11 o'clock the carnival starts with parades and various events. In the evening, lots of parties are held in the bars and clubs where the women take their revenge from the men in a humorous way.   If a man meets a woman that approaches with pursed lips in one of the parties, he has to be prepared to get a...(read more)
Barcelona Carnival 2019
Where: Barcelona, Spain
When:  Thursday, February 28, 2019 - Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Carnival events dates on 2019: TBC 28.02.2019 : Dirty Thursday (Jueves Ladero) 4.3.2019 : Shrove Monday  6.3.2019 : Ash Wednesday Details are subject to change by the organizers, for final event location & dates, check "Event related information" section below. Barcelona, like other big cities in the Christian world, celebrates in the last week before Lent. Barcelona Carnival is mainly a debauchery and gluttony fiesta that is held before the fast. During the seven days of the carnival, it...(read more)
Lucerne Carnival - Lozärner Fasnacht 2019
Where: Luzern, Switzerland
When:  Thursday, February 28, 2019 - Tuesday, March 5, 2019
The Lucerne Carnival’s events (Lozärner Fasnacht) are focused on parades. The events preserve tradition from the 15th century which is based on the religious customs of the days before Lent. During the carnival days, Lucerne residents who are usually self-controlled, turn the city to a center of happiness and joy.   Due to the numerous visitors during the carnival days and the high demand for accommodations it is recommended to check hotel rates and book rooms well in advance.    The events start on...(read more)
Rio de Janeiro Carnival 2019
Where: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
When:  Friday, March 1, 2019 - Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Once a year,  Rio de Janeiro holds the world's big and famous carnival. It begins forty days before the Catholic holiday, Lent. The celebrations start Friday, prior to Ash Wednesday up until the following Tuesday. Ash Wednesday is a day used for recovering from the previous sleepless nights.   Thousands of people, local and tourists pour into town and the demand for accommodation is higher than usual, therefore it is advisable to check hotel prices and make reservations ahead of time.    The carnival binds the...(read more)
The Verona Carnival 2019
Where: Verona, Italy
When:  Friday, March 1, 2019 - Friday, March 1, 2019
Once a year, on the last Friday before Lent fast (different dates) , Verona celebrates its carnival that preserves an ancient tradition of more than 470 years. The event marks the end of epidemic that killed, in 1660, many of Verona's residents in hunger and illness.   Since its end Verona's residents indicate, once a year, the end of the stuffer's period by distribution of Gnocchi to the people.   Gnocchi is a local folk food that is made of mush potatoes and flour, cut into small pieces that are cooked in...(read more)
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