The word carnival is synonymous to a celebration or a parade .A carnival usually occurs before lent (a holy period for fasting observed by Christians). Here are a list of top 5 must visit carnivals
>> RIO DE JANERIO
Known to be the carnival capital of the world. With about 5, 00,000 international visitors the carnival not only does the carnival provide entertainment for many people around the world but it also gives a chance to learn about the true culture of Brazil. It usually begins with the crowning of the Fat King (King Momo), who is presented with a giant silver and gold key by the city’s mayor.
The Trinadad and Tobago festival is held in Port Spain. The date for the festival this year is on the 3rd and 4th of March. The important components of the festival include stick- fighting and limbo competitions.
>> CARNIVAL DE VENEZIA
The Carnival of Venice held in Venice, Italy known for its elaborate yet distinctive masks that would make the celebration look like the Elite masses of the scream series the major type of Masks include –the bauta, Columbina, volto, pantalone, Zanni.
>> COLOGNE CARNIVAL
A carnival that takes place in Cologne, Germany. The carnival is usually opened on 11.11 on 11/11. Every year there are like 3 main people people (the Dreigestirn) who are granted the titles of Jungfrau, Prinz, and Bauer (virgin, prince and farmer) the prince is the most important part of the cologne festival.
>> GOA INTRUZ
The only carnival in India which is an exotic frenzy of merriment. The carnival dates are as follows:-
1st March, 2014 – Panjim
2nd March, 2014 – Margao
2nd March, 2014 – Ponda
3rd March, 2014 – Vasco
3rd March, 2014 – Curchorem
3rd March, 2014 – Shiroda
4th March, 2014 – Mapusa
– Khyati Kotiayan
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