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Where will your next carnival be? Explore the best carnivals from around the world!

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Parades, parties, blocos, balls, fetes, j'ouvert and more! Find all the best carnival events here!

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🇮🇹 Venice Carnival

  Italy, Venice
  30 Jan - 16 Feb 2021

There is no other place in the world that celebrates carnival like Venice! This article is filled with loads of useful information, tips, advice and more valuable incite to help you plan the best Venetian vacation possible!
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🇮🇳 Goa Carnival

  India, Goa
  13 Feb - 16 Feb 2021

Goa Carnival is one of the few carnivals in Asia and the only carnival celebration in India. It is a colorful and vibrant celebration before the onset of lent. Here is everything you need to know about celebrating carnival in Goa!
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🇪🇸 Santa Cruz de Tenerife Carnival

  Spain, Tenerife
  🔴 2021 Cancelled

Tenerife Carnival is second only to Rio di Janeiro! It is famous all over the world for its colorful and vibrant celebrations and parties. Here is everything you need to know about celebrating carnival in Tenerife!
Carnaval de Guayana
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🇬🇾 Guyana Carnival

  Guyana, Georgetown
  19 May - 27 May 2021

Guyana Carnival is the an annual carnival in Georgetown Guyana! It is a wild, vibrant and colourful celebration that embraces local culture and heritage.
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🇯🇵 Asakusa Samba Carnival

  Japan, Tokyo
  25 Sep - 26 Sep 2021

Asakusa Samba Carnival Tokyo is a Brazilian Carnival celebration with Samba parades in the middle of Japan.
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🇳🇬 Calabar Carnival

  Nigeria, Calabar
  1 Dec - 31 Dec 2020

Calabar Carnival is known as the pride of Nigeria. For the entire month of December the city of Calabar puts on numerous carnival events.
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🇲🇽 Mazatlan Carnival

  Mexico, Mazatlan
  🔴 2021 Cancelled

Mazatlán Carnival is said to be the third biggest carnival in the world with over a million people celebrating in the city for the six days before Lent. Here is everything you need to know to celebrate carnival in Mazatlán
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🇮🇹 Viareggio Carnival

  Italy, Viareggio
  18 Sep - 9 Oct 2021

Viareggio Carnival is one of the worlds most renowned carnival celebrations because of their jaw-dropping 30m high papier-mache carnival floats. This article is filled with lot of useful information, tips, advice and more valuable insight to help you plan the best possible Viareggio Vacation!
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🇮🇳 Kochi Carnival

  India, Kochi
  25 Dec 2020 - 1 Jan 2021

The Kochi (Cochin) Carnival is a ten-day carnival which culminates on New Years that is full of colourful costumes, parties, parades and elephants.

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All events are cancelled due to COVID-19

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Masks, their Origin and History – A Look Around the World

Masks have been one of the most sacred objects for many of civilizations throughout history. To understand what why they are, it is necessary to delve into their history.

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Marelle Steblecki

Notting Hill Carnival is famous for its amazing costumes. We interview talented and passionate costume designer Marelle Stebleki that is incredible talented and passionate.

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The Origins and History of Carnival – The World’s Oldest Party!

Here is everything you need to know about the history and origins of the world’s oldest party!

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Rio de Janeiro Carnival Frequently Asked Questions

Rio de Janeiro Carnival is the biggest & most famous carnival celebration in the world. Rio hosts the world-famous parades, street parties & masquerade balls.

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Everything You Need to Know About The 2021 Viareggio Floats & Float Parade

Masks, music, costumes, wine, food and floats! It’s that time of year again when the tradition of Carnival arrives in Italy again! So, it is time to dress up in your best costume and mask, forget about your worries and celebrate life! And no celebration is bigger or livelier than Viareggio Carnival! One of the most important and re-owned carnivals in the world with its grander float parade!

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Here are the latest Carnivals that have been cancelled or postponed due to the CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) outbreak

Here is an up-to-date list of the latest Carnivals that have been cancelled or postponed due to Coronavirus strain COVID-19

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The 10 Best Places to Celebrate Carnival in Africa

Cities all over Africa have perfected their own unique way to celebrate carnival. We take a look at some of the best and most colourful carnival celebrations in Africa.

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20 of the World’s Best Carnivals!

Everyone knows Rio Carnival but here are some of the other best places around the world where you can celebrate carnival

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Aisha Noel

Aisha Noel is an up-and-coming Trinidadian star whose career is gaining lots of momentum. She is talented, beautiful and has an incredible voice! She is on her way to stardom!

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