Carnivals in 2017 Around the World in Photos

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Carnivals in 2017 Around the World in Photos

Carnival season is under way across Europe and the Americas. These pre-Lent festivals, often a blend of local pagan and Catholic traditions, usher out the winter and welcome in spring. Gathered here are images of carnivals around the world, including images from Spain, Brazil, Italy, Germany, Portugal, France, and Bolivia.

Carnivals 2017 were in full swing. In the world held last celebration before Lent, which marks the end of winter and the arrival of spring.
In today’s issue of photographs with various carnivals and parades that took place in recent days around the world.

1. Carnival in Lamego in Portugal, 27 February 2017. People wear wooden masks representing kings, evil spirits and a lot of hunters who else. (Photo by Octavio Passos):

Carnivals in 2017 Around the World in Photos

2. In Rio de Janeiro, even the dogs wear fancy clothes, February 25, 2017. (Photo: Silvia Izquierdo):

Carnivals in 2017 Around the World in Photos

3. The first carnivals were in Italy, and the very first of them – a carnival in Venice, that with nothing can not be confused. (Photo: Fabrizio Bensch | Reuters):

Carnivals in 2017 Around the World in Photos

4. The parade on the Grand Canal in Venice, February 12, 2017. (Photo by Marco Bertorello):

Carnivals in 2017 Around the World in Photos

5. The first mention of the carnival in Venice belongs to 1094, although XIII-XIV centuries masks carnivals were not. (Photo by Marco Bertorello):

Carnivals in 2017 Around the World in Photos

6. The parade in Mainz, Germany, 27 February 2017. There, is not potrollit Donald Trump? (Photo by Thomas Lohnes):

Carnivals in 2017 Around the World in Photos

7. The Düsseldorf carnival is also held, but then Trump portrayed with the Statue of Liberty at all indecent. (Photo by Wolfgang Rattay | Reuters):

Carnivals in 2017 Around the World in Photos

8. Get in Düsseldorf and Erdogan. (Photo by Patrik Stollarz):

Carnivals in 2017 Around the World in Photos

9. The word “carnival” – of Spanish origin, though it is – a moot point. There are suggestions that it comes from the word «ship» (carrus navalis) – in many Spanish villages during this holiday drove through the streets of the ship or boat layout. By the way, this is Spain. (Photo by Pablo Blazquez Dominguez):

Carnivals in 2017 Around the World in Photos

10. The most colorful and the most famous carnivals in the world are, of course, in Rio de Janeiro. (Photo by Raphael Dias):

Carnivals in 2017 Around the World in Photos

11 samba schools in Rio de Janeiro prepare for the event thoroughly: made decorations, platforms, incredible costumes. (Photo by Raphael Dias):

Carnivals in 2017 Around the World in Photos

12. In Spain, the costumes are simpler, but also fun in the cities, 26 February 2017. (Photo by Miguel Vidal | Reuters):

Carnivals in 2017 Around the World in Photos

13. Cheap suits can also be creative. Druzhban in the northern Spanish countryside of Navarra, 27 February 2017. (Photo by Ander Gillenea):

Carnivals in 2017 Around the World in Photos

14. Large-scale carnival in Nice, France, 11 February 2017. (Photo by Eric Gaillard | Reuters):

Carnivals in 2017 Around the World in Photos

15. Witch on broomstick, Germany, February 25, 2017. (Photo by Michael Probst):

Carnivals in 2017 Around the World in Photos

16. Wonderful Dragon. In scale it is clear that it is Rio de Janeiro. (Photo by Mauro Pimentel):

Carnivals in 2017 Around the World in Photos

17. Angel of the Venice Carnival on February 19, 2017. (Photo by Alberto Pizzoli):

Carnivals in 2017 Around the World in Photos

18. Girls at the carnival in Bolivia, February 25, 2017. (Photo by David Mercado | Reuters):

Carnivals in 2017 Around the World in Photos

19. And this is Germany. (Photo by Michael Probst):

Carnivals in 2017 Around the World in Photos

20. Carnival in Haiti, February 19, 2017. (Photo by Hector Retamal):

Carnivals in 2017 Around the World in Photos

21. Carnival in the north-east of Portugal, 26 February 2017. (Photo: Octavio Passos):

Carnivals in 2017 Around the World in Photos

22. Agricultural Carnival in the Spanish countryside, February 25, 2017. (Photo by Susana Vera | Reuters):

Carnivals in 2017 Around the World in Photos

23. This outfit is called “Casino Royale”, and the carnival takes place in the Canary Islands, February 24, 2017. (Photo by Borja Suarez | Reuters):

Carnivals in 2017 Around the World in Photos

Well, a few exposures remaining will be from Brazil, still the most colorful events take place there.

24. Carnival parade in Rio de Janeiro, 27 February 2017. (Photo by Pilar Olivares | Reuters):

Carnivals in 2017 Around the World in Photos

25. Carnival in Rio de Janeiro, 27 February 2017. (Photo Yasuyoshi Chiba):

Carnivals in 2017 Around the World in Photos

26. Sambadrome on Sapucaí – street in Rio de Janeiro, designed for street processions, carnival samba and other large-scale action. Established in 1984. The construction is a fenced 700-meter street, on both sides of which are bleachers for spectators. (Photo by Leo Correa):

Carnivals in 2017 Around the World in Photos

27. Rio de Janeiro, February 24, 2017. (Photo by Borja Suarez | Reuters):

Carnivals in 2017 Around the World in Photos

27. São Paulo, Brazil, on February 25, 2017. (Photo by Borja Suarez | Reuters):

Carnivals in 2017 Around the World in Photos

29. São Paulo, Brazil, February 25, 2017. (Photo: Paulo Whitaker | Reuters):

Carnivals in 2017 Around the World in Photos

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