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Traditional African masks - Wikipedia

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Ritual and ceremonial masks are an essential feature of the traditional culture of the peoples of ... An extreme example is given by nwantantay masks of the Bwa people (Burkina Faso) that represent ...

History of Carnival - All Ah We Programs

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Important to Caribbean festival arts are the ancient African traditions of parading ... Feathers were frequently used by Africans in their motherland on masks and ...

Carnival Masks of the Dominican Republic by Ivan Erickson

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Carnival masks from The Dominican Republic and mask gallery of Ivan Erickson. ... The most ancient masks were used to represent supernatural spirits or to let ...

Carnival History - San Diego Brazil Carnival

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... also to many other parts of the new world, especially Brazil and the Caribbean. ... Samba is tied together with the Carnival tradition which also has strong ties to ... Feathers was often used on masks and headdresses and would symbolize ...

Carnival celebrations in the Caribbean are the best parties in the ...

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African influences on Carnival in the Caribbean are also shown in the materials used to create masks and costumes. Feathers, which represent the ability of ...

History of Carnival | Charleston Carifest 2017

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History of Carnival | Charleston's Premiere Caribbean Carnival Festival. ... Masks were worn by Africans to depict a spirit. It was also believed that the once the ...

The most vibrant masquerade tradition in the Caribbean - Stabroek ...

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Jan 8, 2012 ... The Trinidad Carnival is often called “the greatest show on earth” ... dancers wearing the masks of gods, deities and ancestral spirits. .... Trinidad (the many masquerades that used to be in carnival 100 years ago) and Guyana.

Dominican Republic Carnaval Masks and Traditions - Moon Travel ...

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Feb 5, 2012 ... During festival time in the Dominican Republic, local folklore comes alive with traditional Carnaval masks and customs that vary between regions. ... A colorful devil mask at Carnaval in Santo Domingo. ... Posted in: Caribbean.

A short History of carnival with a touch of Africa. African influence on ...

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In a period of time it was even strictly forbidden to wear masks at the carnival in ... European mask/costume celebrations, but South America and the Caribbean ...

Information on Carnival Masks | eHow

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Carnival masks have been a cultural tradition for centuries, tracing their origins to early ... travelers to other parts of Europe, the Caribbean, South and North America. ... The Bauta is one of the oldest relics of traditional carnival masks, worn by ...