The West Indian Day Parade 2023 is the climax of New York Carnival. The parade follows Trinidadian Carnival traditions, but includes the cultures of including: Trinidad and Tobago, Haiti, Barbados, Dominica, Saint Lucia, Jamaica, Saint Vincent and Granada, Guyana, Suriname, and Belize. West Indian Day Parade 2023 The West Indian Day Parade 2023 marches on Eastern Parkway … [Read more...] about West Indian Day Parade is the Climax of New York Carnival
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New York Carnival 2023 gets Brooklyn jumping up from the kickoff on August 10, through Voicey's Long Live Soca Tour, SocaFest, Junior Carnival, Panorama, Sunrise Day Soiree, J'ouvert, many fêtes, to a big climax at the West Indian Day Parade on Labor Day, Monday, September 4, 2023. 🇹🇹 The festival draws on many Caribbean traditions including: Trinidad and Tobago, Haiti, … [Read more...] about New York Carnival Celebrates Freedom Trinidad Style
La Vega Carnival 2023 (Carnaval Vegano) is the Dominican Republic's oldest, biggest, and most popular carnival. About half a million people watch the celebration every year. February in the Dominican Republic is one long Dominican party. We celebrate carnival every Sunday in February on the way to the climax of Santo Domingo Carnival. Celebrations of patron saint Nuestra … [Read more...] about La Vega Carnival 2023 Carnaval Vegano, is the Big Dominican Republic Carnival
Rio Carnival, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is the world's biggest Carnival. It is a bucket list experience of rehearsals, balls, parades and street parties. Carnival is a cultural expression of belonging to a group and one's individuality within that group. It is so important in Brazil that very little business gets done between the Christmas holidays and the end of Carnival. … [Read more...] about Rio De Janeiro Carnival 2023 is Back in Full Bloom
El Carnaval de Ponce or Carnaval Ponceño (Ponce Carnival) is Puerto Rico's big traditional carnival. Ponce is Puerto Rico's big southern city, so it is less Americanized than the capital San Juan. Vejigante is Puerto Rico's most beloved carnival character. There are two kinds of Vejigante mask. The papier-mâché style is from Ponce. Ponce Carnival 2023 Ojalá … [Read more...] about Ponce Carnival 2023 is Puerto Rico’s Carnival
Barranquilla Carnival is a Colombian expression of Caribbean Carnival traditions. It is the world's second biggest Carnival celebration after Rio Carnival with over five hundred folk groups and more than a million and a half celebrants. It is also Colombia's biggest festival. In 2003, Barranquilla Carnival was proclaimed by UNESCO to be one of the Masterpieces of the Oral … [Read more...] about Barranquilla Carnival 2023 is One of the World’s Great Carnivals
New Orleans Mardi Gras is Friday, January 6 - Tuesday, February 21, 2023. Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday or Shrove Tuesday) is the final Carnival feast on the day before Ash Wednesday which marks the beginning of Lent, the Catholic period of fasting and piety leading to Easter, the holiest day of the year in the Catholic calendar. Many religious traditions are based on the … [Read more...] about Celebrate New Orleans Mardi Gras Carnival in January & February!
Santo Domingo Carnival 2023 combines the climax of Dominican Carnival with Dominican Independence Day, in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Dominican Carnival is celebrated every Sunday in February. The celebrations combine: Santo Domingo Carnival 2023 Santo Domingo Carnival 2023 combines the climax of Dominican Carnival with Dominican Independence Day … [Read more...] about Santo Domingo Carnival 2023
Trinidad Carnival, the Mother of Caribbean Carnival, grew out of masquerade ball traditions on French plantations in Spanish Trinidad. Trinidad Carnival is celebrated on the Monday and Tuesday before Ash Wednesday, but preparations begin six months ahead. Production and mas practicing starts right after Christmas. Things get intense the week before and build to a climax on … [Read more...] about Trinidad Carnival 2023 is the Mother of Caribbean Carnival
New York Junior Carnival Parade 2022 is where we teach our children our Carnival traditions. Junior Carnival features live music and dancing, a Junior Carnival King & Junior Carnival Queen, and the many characters of traditional Trinidad Carnival. New York Junior Carnival Parade 2022 The New York Junior Carnival Parade 2022 is at the Brooklyn Museum in Prospect … [Read more...] about New York Junior Carnival Parade 2022