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Santiago de Compostela carnival - (O Antroido) 2019
Where: Santiago de Compostela, Spain
When:  Saturday, March 2, 2019 - Wednesday, March 6, 2019
 
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)
 
 
 
 
Paraty's (Brazil) Mud Carnival - Bloco da Lama 2019
Where: Parati, Brazil
When:  Saturday, March 2, 2019 - Saturday, March 2, 2019
 
Once a year, when the great Rio De Janeiro carnival takes place, the coastal town Paraty which is located 250 km south west to Rio, holds a unique carnival. In Paraty's Mud Carnival - (Portuguese: Bloco da lama) the costumes that its participants wear is black sticky mud which is smeared on their bodies. The carnival preserves the ancient local tradition when the Indians smeared their bodies with black mud for medical reasons, and held ritual ceremonies in order to bring cure to the ill. In contrary to Rio carnival where...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Binche carnival 2019
Where: Binche, Belgium
When:  Sunday, March 3, 2019 - Tuesday, March 5, 2019
 
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)
 
 
 
 
Festival of Saint Medir (Feste de Sant Medir) 2019
Where: Barcelona, Spain
When:  Sunday, March 3, 2019 - Sunday, March 3, 2019
 
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)
 
 
 
 
Rijeka Carnival Children Parade 2019
Where: Rijeka, Croatia
When:  Sunday, March 3, 2019 - Sunday, March 3, 2019
 
The children carnival in Rijeka is held, once a year, near the international carnival's dates. More than 4,000 pupils from schools all over the country participate in the parade.   The children are gather in groups, they wear colored cloths and dance in a colorful parade along the city's streets according to the brasses' tempo.   Thousands of local and tourists watch and enjoy the children performance.   Reserve now your hotel in Rijeka Attractive and lowest prices, suited for all...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Trinidad and Tobago Carnival 2019
Where: Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
When:  Monday, March 4, 2019 - Tuesday, March 5, 2019
 
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)
 
 
 
 
Basel Fasnacht 2019
Where: Basel, Switzerland
When:  Monday, March 11, 2019 - Wednesday, March 13, 2019
 
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)
 
 
 
 
Flour Throwing Festival in Galaxidi 2019
Where: Galaxidi, Greece
When:  Monday, March 11, 2019 - Monday, March 11, 2019
 
The little harbor town, Galaxidi (Γαλαξίδι), is located on the south central part of Greece, north to the Peloponess.   The city is covered, every year, with more than 1.5 ton of colored flour which is thrown on the locales and the mass of tourists who attend the most insane battle.   The traditional flour battle symbols the end of the carnivals' period. The historic legacy and the causes to this fights are unknown. According to local tradition, in the 19th century, when...(read more)
 
 
 
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