maricasanova Let´s celebrate Carnival
maricasanova The two- week festival include streets parties, extravagant balls and crowded parades.
maricasanova Escolas de samba are large groups of samba performers which compete in different categories including costume, dance and percussion to become the Carnival Champion.
maricasanova The main figures of this Carnival are the "Peliqueiros" and "Cigarróns".
maricasanova In other cities and towns of Galicia, masks and fancy dress fill the city streets.There are parades with floats and carnival groups.
maricasanova O Antroido is the name given to Carnival in Galicia.O Entroido in Verín, Laza... is the most original Carnival in Galicia.
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maricasanova During the Carnival people wear masks and colourful costumes
maricasanova The Carnival of Cadiz is famous for the satirical groups of performers called chirigotas. They are popular groups that perform witty, comic songs.
maricasanova Few are the inhabitans of Tenerife who do not prepare their fancy dress costumes to show off during these happy days.
maricasanova One of the most famous Carnival in Spain is Tenerife Carnival.People dance to the sound of the best musical groups.The parade is an opportunity for everyone to dress up, adults and children too.
maricasanova In the treets you can find chirigotas and groups of people called comparsas.
maricasanova People paint their faces and bodies.
maricasanova The streets in Venice are full of people in masks.Masks are an important part of Carnival.In the squares street-artists and singers entertain with songs and music from the guitars.
maricasanova The Venice Carnival is the most known festival celebrated in Italy as being one of the oldest.
maricasanova In London,every summer there is a famous Carnival: Carnival of Notting Hill.People come to admire the colourful costumes and listen to various sorts of music.
maricasanova Along the Sambodrome samba schools dance to the beat of the pounding drums
maricasanova The samba added Afro-Caribbean flavour to the celebrations.
maricasanova The Carnival in New Orleans (USA) is known as Mardi Grass.Visitors can see a range of events accompanied at all times by marching bands which fill the streets with the sound of New Orleans jazz.
maricasanova The Carnival in Rio de Janeiro( Brazil) is the largest carnival in the world with several millions visitors.
maricasanova There are costume parades and music everywhere.