Category Archives: Carnival

Surva: Chasing Off The Bad Spirits — Steemit | Bulgaria, World cultures, Character design

Jan 25, 2019 – Dating back from pagan times, Bulgarians have an ancient tradition called Surva. People wear scary costumes with brass… by rossenpavlov Source: Surva: Chasing Off The Bad Spirits — Steemit | Bulgaria, World cultures, Character design

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Brazil Rio De Janeiro Carnival Travel Vlog 2020

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Rio Carnival Float Graveyard

Day 2 in Rio was spent exploring around the cruise ship terminal. We stumbled upon a party in the streets where all the Carnaval floats from the parade the night before were parked. Such a fun day! Everything was filmed … Continue reading

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What A Year Without Carnival Means To Rio De Janeiro | New Normal

The traditional festivities for Carnival in Rio de Janeiro have been canceled for 2021 as Brazil copes with the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The city’s economy and thousands of people depend on the annual celebration to survive.

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Mardi Gras parades got canceled by Covid-19. So people in New Orleans turned their houses into floats

By Michelle Krupa, CNN (CNN)When New Orleans’ mayor announced that the city’s legendary Carnival parades would be canceled on account of Covid-19, Megan Boudreaux wasn’t surprised. Like so many, the mom and insurance manager had known in her gut that … Continue reading

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Rio feeling ‘saudades’ for Covid-canceled carnival

#Rio​ de Janeiro would normally be kicking off its famed #carnival​ now, but instead of booming drumlines, glittering floats and barely clad dancers, the Brazilian city’s “Sambadrome” is hosting a #Covid​-19 vaccination drive this year. The pandemic forced Rio authorities … Continue reading

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In pictures: The carnival that wasn’t | BBC News

By Francesca Gennari Rio de Janeiro Rio would normally be a riot of colour at this time of year, but carnival had to be postponed. The days leading up to Ash Wednesday are normally a riot of music and colour … Continue reading

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John Canoe (Junkanoo/Jonkonnu), Jamaica

John Canoe (also Junkanoo or Jonkonnu) dancing In Port Maria, St Mary, Jamaica (Caribbean). 01:40 Port Maria Town Center 02:26 To Kingston 02:28 To Ocho Rios Junkanoo has other variations in spelling such as ‘Jankunu’, ‘Jonkonnu’ (called John Canoe by … Continue reading

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AFRICAN TRADITION FOR CHRISTMAS IN JAMAICA (Jonkunu)

https://mangosalute.com/magazine/the-… https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Junkanoo Jonkanoo or Jonkunu as is pronounced by many Jamaicans is a traditional affair stemming from Ghana Africa, where costume and dancing of great significance is done around Christmas time. In this video we talk about how we have … Continue reading

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Mikhail Bakhtin: Philosopher of Carnival — (Travalanche)

I find it existentially wonderful that I discovered the work of one of my biggest influences, Russian philosopher and literary critic Mikhail Bakhtin (1895-1975) in a manner illustrative of his concepts. One of my first day jobs when I first … Continue reading

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