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Dates du Carnaval de Venise 2015 | Dates et jours fériés

Dates du Carnaval de Venise 2015 | Dates et jours fériés

Careto Mask from the Bragança district of Portugal. The tradition of bachelors dressing up in these masks and costumes during Carnaval, dates back to Pre-Roman times. The young men are known to chase ladies and invade kitchens and cellars to steal food and wine. // Official Careto website: http://caretosdepodence.no.sapo.pt/index.html

Careto Mask from the Bragança district of Portugal. The tradition of bachelors dressing up in these masks and costumes during Carnaval, dates back to Pre-Roman times. The young men are known to chase ladies and invade kitchens and cellars to steal food and wine. // Official Careto website: http://caretosdepodence.no.sapo.pt/index.html

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You’ll find carnaval parades all over Portugal, with Lisbon and the towns of the Algarve having particularly spectacular celebrations. While it may seem to be all Rio-style feathers, spandex and sequins, carnaval dates back centuries to when people held huge feasts to eat up all the meat (carne is the Portuguese word for meat), which was forbidden during Lent. Traditionally carnaval begins on the last Friday before Lent and ends on Shrove Tuesday.

You’ll find carnaval parades all over Portugal, with Lisbon and the towns of the Algarve having particularly spectacular celebrations. While it may seem to be all Rio-style feathers, spandex and sequins, carnaval dates back centuries to when people held huge feasts to eat up all the meat (carne is the Portuguese word for meat), which was forbidden during Lent. Traditionally carnaval begins on the last Friday before Lent and ends on Shrove Tuesday.

How to make birds of a feather adult costume four-part tutorial (all four parts included) for summer/spring nature party and festival fun

How to make birds of a feather adult costume four-part tutorial (all four parts included) for summer/spring nature party and festival fun

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NIVELLES - CARNAVAL 2016 Nivelles carnival is more recent (19th century) and takes place on the first weekend of Lent. Like the Binche carnival, that of Nivelles includes the famous Gilles. Nivelles boasts a collection of giant puppets, one of which, Goliath, dates from 1365. The Goliath family (husband, wife and son) is usually accompanied by an odd collection of giant animals, including a lion, a camel, a unicorn, and a dragon.

NIVELLES - CARNAVAL 2016 Nivelles carnival is more recent (19th century) and takes place on the first weekend of Lent. Like the Binche carnival, that of Nivelles includes the famous Gilles. Nivelles boasts a collection of giant puppets, one of which, Goliath, dates from 1365. The Goliath family (husband, wife and son) is usually accompanied by an odd collection of giant animals, including a lion, a camel, a unicorn, and a dragon.

Foire de Carnaval 2017 à Metz : dates et horaires

Foire de Carnaval 2017 à Metz : dates et horaires

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