These are the 8 best carnivals in the world. If you are someone who like meeting new cultures and also you love party, this post is for you!
As you know, all over the planet multiple festivities are held depending on the cultural traditions of the countries that compose it. Would not it be great to have the opportunity to attend and learn all the customs and beliefs of the natives of every place? Although many parties, this time we have taken on the task of building a brief compilation of what we think are definitely the best.
Did you know that although the origins of Carnival are not yet so clear, are associated with the practices of the Roman Empire and the Egyptians? Is not that whatever its true origin, it is important to be clear about the special character that is acquiring with the passage of time?
Therefore, pay attention and tell us if you’ve attended or what was the one who called you more attention. And if you have not been anywhere, we assure you are festivities that can not fail to live at least once in your life. There is nothing cuter than strive to build beautiful memories to be happy for the rest of our existence.
Overflowing joy with the Carnival in Rio de Janeiro
Well, we do not need clarification so that you know which is the world’s most famous carnival. When is celebrated? The late February or early March. What happens there? Something great! Every corner of Rio colors, joy, dance and music dresses, to remind the world that Brazil may well be the world’s most exotic country.
1, 2, 3: we go to Mardi Gras now!
New Orleans not far behind color and joy when it comes. What you can find there? Feel like if I say that floats throw beads and colorful accessories as they parade through the streets? Purple, green and gold tones are emblematic of this magnificent carnival.
But this is not all Mardi Gras amazing: people, especially women, do anything to be able to obtain any of the necklaces. Would you believe me if I tell you that they have reached the point of showing her breasts to get it?
Holi, a tribute to love
Undoubtedly, we dare to say that this is one of the most beautiful and special celebrations that may have throughout the world. It is also called the Festival of Colours or Festival of Love. Despite being held in various parts of the world, it is in India where there is more entrenched, as well as having a religious twist, is also considered a party where good wins over evil, so anyone can participate.
What does it consist of? Back to your childhood and let stain by colored powders! On Holi, vanity and moodiness not exist.
Carnival of Venice in Italy
Want to feel very smart? Do not hesitate and now attends the Carnival of Venice! You know what is his background? We have you! Since the seventeenth century the nobility, who always wears glamorous, disguised with masks or masks to mingle with the people; therefore, these elements are the most representative of this festival that lasts 10 days.
Carnaval de Barranquilla
Did you know that this important celebration, in 2003, was considered as a World Heritage Site? Yes, that is fantastic and famous. Color, accompanied by music and dancing provided by the Colombian cumbia, are the representation of the Catholic tradition and the ancient pagan festivals that mix there. There are 4 holidays where fun and parades of floats, dance groups and bands come and go.
Carnaval de Cadiz in Spain
In this celebration, one of the most spectacular things are costumes that compose it. Also, the overflow of creativity and sense of humor of each of its participants. It is free to be considered of International Tourist Interest and one of the most fun carnival in the world, thanks to their choirs, comparsas and quartets.
Carnival of Blacks and Whites
When is celebrated? From 2 to January 7 of each year, without a doubt, it is home to a number of Colombian and foreign tourists. Did you know that this festival is one of the most famous in Colombia? It is celebrated in Pasto, a city that is full these days of colors, laughter, dance and music, and is simply a cultural event where indigenous rituals are mixed, Spanish and African.