traditional events - Festivals, Carnivals Tickets and Holidays events around the world | Carnifest.com
Ayers Rock (Uluru), Australia
 
421 events matching: "traditional events".
   Previous  1 ... 10  11  12  13  14  15  16  17  18  19  20 ... 53  Next
 
 
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)
 
 
 
 
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)
 
 
 
 
Nara Todaiji Temple Omizutori Festival 2019
Where: Nara, Japan
When:  Friday, March 1, 2019 - Thursday, March 14, 2019
 
Fire and Water festival - Nara Japan The monks of Todaiji Temple are in charge of the spring ritual. Just after midnight 11 chosen monks climb the stairs of the temple with burning torches. As they get closer to the altar they try to catch up with the divine time. The other monks strike on the drums and mumble mantras facts that contribute to the magic atmosphere. The Temple is an hour by train from Osaka or Kyoto.
 
 
 
 
Malta Carnival 2019
Where: Valletta, Malta
When:  Friday, March 1, 2019 - Tuesday, March 5, 2019
 
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) 2019
Where: Oruro, Bolivia
When:  Friday, March 1, 2019 - Monday, March 4, 2019
 
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)
 
 
 
 
The Bull Carnival (Carnaval del Toro) 2019
Where: Ciudad Real, Spain
When:  Friday, March 1, 2019 - Tuesday, March 5, 2019
 
The little quite town Ciudad Rodrigo which is located in Salamanca region in west Spain, holds, once a year, a traditional bullfight. The carnival is varied from the other traditional carnivals which take place prior to Easter, and is known as one of the ancient carnivals of its kind in Spain. The carnival starts on the last Friday before Lent. Here, the same as in Pamplona, Ciudad residents free tens of angry bulls that chase the youngsters through the city streets up to the city square. The city square is surrounded by fences and...(read more)
 
 
 
   Previous  1 ... 10  11  12  13  14  15  16  17  18  19  20 ... 53  Next
 
 
Our website uses cookies in order to give you a better user experience, by continuing to use our website, you agree to the use of cookies as described in our cookies policy.