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Venice Carnival - Carnevale di Venezia 2019
Where: Venice, Italy
When:  Saturday, February 16, 2019 - Tuesday, March 5, 2019
 
The ancient carnival The carnival of Venice (Italian: Carnevale di Venezia) is the most communicate festival in Europe. Ancient celebrations held in the past for centuries, were stopped in 1797 with the conquest of Venice by Napoleon.   Today's Carnival In 1980, Venice renewed the tradition. Nowadays, every year, thousands of people fill the bridges, canals and squares of Venice and turn the city into a giant theater stage.   The atmosphere costumes and experience of visiting The city itself becomes a...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Athens Carnival 2019
Where: Athens, Greece
When:  Sunday, February 17, 2019 - Monday, March 11, 2019
 
2019 Greek Carnival Dates Triodion: Sunday, February 17th Tsiknopempti or "Burnt Thursday": February 28th Tsiknopempti Weekend: Friday, March 1st - Sunday, March 3rd Cheesefare Thursday: March 7th Main Carnival Weekend:  Friday March 8th-Sunday March 10th Clean Monday: March 11th High spirits, creative expression, wild colours and fantasy to spare are the driving forces behind this year's Athens Carnival, which kicks off on Tsiknopempti (Smoke Thursday). The aim of this year's Athens Carnival is to...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Naval Battle of the Flowers 2019
Where: Villefranche-sur-Mer, France
When:  Monday, February 18, 2019 - Monday, February 18, 2019 - Estimated date !
 
Once a year, in end February or start March (different dates) the Sea Battle of the Flowers takes place. This traditional event is held in town Villefranche-sur-mer, in the south of France and Europe, in a village in the heart of the Cote d'Azur (between Cannes and Monaco). The fiasta atracts more and more visitors every year. Due to the numerous visitors during the festival day and the high demand for accommodations it is recommended to check hotel rates and book rooms well in advance. The event is held in the sea in front of Port de...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Mardi Gras in New Orleans 2019
Where: New Orleans, United States
When:  Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - Tuesday, March 5, 2019
 
For two weeks the French quarter of New Orleans, the greatest city of Louisiana in south USA turns to a center of parties and loose fiestas. Mardi Gras carnival is held in many places around the world, but in New Orleans it reaches heights of beauty and joy that can’t be found in no other place.   The marvelous carnival in New Orleans which started in 1857 by French expatriates attracts each year thousands of locals and tourists who plan their arrival many months ahead.   Due to the numerous visitors during the...(read more)
 
 
 
 
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)
 
 
 
 
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)
 
 
 
 
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)
 
 
 
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