Carnival is a Catholic festive season that occurs before the Catholic season of
Lent. The main ... People wear masks and costumes during many such
celebrations, allowing them to lose ..... From Ital...
Carnival in Spain is known for its vibrant costumes and masks; although the ...
Galician masks known as peliqueiros or cigarróns are animal masks worn by ...
You'll see extravagant costumes and people in masks everywhere and, in any of
Spain's Carnivals, you'll have a lot more fun participating in the masquerading ...
May 7, 2006 ... Carnaval was banned in Spain in 1938 by the dictator Franco and was ...
Carnival in Spain is often a 7 day affair beginning with the arrival of His Majesty
Carnival on ..... such as riding around wearing disguise or throwing oranges. ...
Pantallas, masks typical of Xinzo de Limia (Orense), are also prominent.
Carnival season in Latin America stretches from late January to early March
during ... Roman Catholic traditions, was exported to Latin America by the
Spanish colonists. ... Along with these more traditional costumes are more
modern masks, ...
... ancient tradition of parading and moving in circles through villages wearing
masks ... Feathers was often used on masks and headdresses and would
symbolize ... The carnival in Italy became quite famous and spread to France,
Spain and ...
Carnival is celebrated in cities, in the country and in villages, but it is most
popular in the big towns and cities. It is celebrated by painting faces, or wearing
Carnival celebrations around the world offer all of us a dynamic tool for ... and in
fact the practice spread to France, Spain, and all the Catholic countries in Europe
. ... Feathers were frequently used by Africans in their motherland on masks and ...
Ever wondered how the tradition of wearing masks at Venice Carnival originated
? ... I have seen my fair share of festivals, including Semana Santa in Spain and ...
Mar 19, 2008 ... It tends to be the main type of mask worn during the Carnival. ... From Italy,
carnival traditions spread to Spain, Portugal, and France.