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Mask - Wikipedia

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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...

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 ...

History of Carnival | Charleston Carifest 2016

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

The Origins Of Carnival - CIEE

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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 carnivals ...

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 ... A colorful devil mask at Carnaval in Santo Domingo. ... In "Caribbean" ...

Puerto Rican Cultural Icon: The Vejigante | Puerto Rico & Caribbean ...

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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 ...

Carnival masks, Carnivals and Masks on Pinterest

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See more about Carnival masks, Carnivals and Masks. ... punta cana Dominican Republic Carnival | Dominican Carnival (Caribbean Festival). by Jorge Carlos ...

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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 ...

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 ...

What Is the Purpose of the Masquerades & Their Meanings? | The ...

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The word "masquerade" has its roots in the French word "mascarade" and the ... to the Caribbean and southeastern United States, where it evolved into carnivals. ... Although the wearing of masks was long associated with the Venetian ... 18th century artists' paintings show masquerade also was by then regularly us...