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 their ..... Fro...
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 ...
Carnival masks from The Dominican Republic and mask gallery of Ivan Erickson.
... colors or wearing the same costumes, some may be in floats, or they may wear
masks ... In most regions in Spain, carnival is celebrated the week before Ash ...
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.
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
. ... of parading and moving in circles through villages in costumes and masks.
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, ...
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 ...
The carnival is known for its beautiful masks. .... Some of Spanish most popular
carnivals are those in Cádiz, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Tarragona, Badajoz and ...
Mar 23, 2010 ... Women at carnival in Spain. ... horned masks and feathered headdresses,
wearing shredded strips of cloth or painting their faces and bodies in ...