A mask is an object normally worn on the face, typically for protection, disguise,
performance, .... techniques but also spiritual/social and symbolic knowledge.
African masks are also used in the M...
Important to Caribbean festival arts are the ancient African traditions of parading
... Feathers were frequently used by Africans in their motherland on masks and ...
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 ...
... 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 ...
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 ...
wine, Bacchus, a festival that used to be celebrated around the longest night of
the year (December ... and/or decorate costumes and masks in Africa, because
the ... Mardi Gras, the Brazilian Carnival, and the other colorful Caribbean
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.
Feb 5, 2012 ... During festival time in the Dominican Republic, local folklore comes ... A colorful
devil mask at Carnaval in Santo Domingo. ... In "Caribbean" ...
Mar 10, 2015 ... They are the Carnival of Ponce, St James Festival, and the Hatillo Mask Festival
of the Holy Innocents. The masks used for the Hatillo Mask ...
See more about Carnival masks, Carnivals and Masks. ... punta cana Dominican
Republic Carnival | Dominican Carnival (Caribbean Festival). by Jorge Carlos ...