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The Trinidad and Tobago Carnival is an annual event held on the Monday and Tuesday before ... music brought by African slaves imported to that Caribbean island to work on sugar plantations. ... These cultures have combined to create a music vastly different from that of Carnival in Spain, Venice, or New Orleans.


Carnival masks from The Dominican Republic and mask gallery of Ivan Erickson. ... Republic, carnival is expressed differently throughout the different regions of ...


Feb 15, 2017 ... Home » Caribbean » Dominican Republic » Carnaval Dominicano: ... “social carnivals” for the elite and created separation of the classes with ...


Sep 16, 2016 ... Carnival means different things to different people and different cultures. ... and carnival took root in Latin America, Africa and the Caribbean.


Jan 8, 2012 ... The Trinidad Carnival is often called “the greatest show on earth” even though ... of the ancestors, dancers wearing the masks of gods, deities and ancestral spirits . The forms as they evolved in the Caribbean are described by ...


In the Caribbean, Carnival traditions were combined with African festivals. ... up in costumes and masks before circling through villages were widely adopted.


Caribbean Carnival Mask Traditional by BlueMermaidofRincon, $40.00. ... bomba plena dance is two of the main historic art forms in puerto rican history.


Vejigante Mask for Caribbean Carnival by PuertoRicoCraft on Etsy, $65.00. ... This mask is painted with the colors and forms of the Puerto Rican Flag. Vejigante ...


May 6, 2017 ... Caribbean Carnival has mixed roots in African culture, Christianity and ... celebrations seriously, with feasts, costumes, music, and all kinds of ...