All Blog Posts Tagged 'Carnival' (5)

Elaborate Costumes at the Carnival of Venice (15 photos)



The annual Carnival of Venice is easily the one of the most elaborate and elegant festivals around the world. Around 30,000 visitors descend onto Venice for each day with many of them wearing ornate, hand painted masks. It's interesting to note that the Carnival started as a way of celebrating and expressing people of all classes. That is why the masks played such an important role. They hid any… Continue

Added by Kevin Chung on January 9, 2011 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

Carnival 2010 - The Big Picture

Carnival has to be the best party in the world. Over the past few weeks, parades and celebrations have taken place throughout Europe, the Caribbean, and South America. An estimated 730,000 foreign tourists traveled to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for this year's celebrations. The Big… Continue

Added by Eugene on February 17, 2010 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

Carnival in Venice: Golden Passion (16 photos)

This week we've explored Cologne's festive Carnival , and the wild and crazy Carnaval in Brazil. Today, we take a trip to Venice and check out their magnificent costumes at this year's Carnival, whose… Continue

Added by Eugene on February 24, 2009 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

Carnival in Germany!!! (15 photos)

Thousands of fun-seekers have started celebrating carnival in Germany. By dressing up in costumes and singing in the streets, they are determined to shrug off what is shaping to be the worst recession since the Second World War. “When times are tough we just party even harder,” said Christoph Kuckelkorn, the manager of the Cologne's Rose Monday procession, which… Continue

Added by Eugene on February 20, 2009 at 11:00am — 4 Comments

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