What Is Carnevale About?
The Venice ganade
The day before Ash Wednesday and the start of Lent is referred to as ganade. The people in Venice take to the streets in normal times. They feast on decadent food and wear elegant masks.
The Maschere Festival in Venice
The maschere are an important part of the festival and are sold year-round at many shops in Venice. There are masquerade balls in both private and public, and people wear elaborate costumes for the festival. The most famous celebration in Italy is the Carnevale season in Venice, which starts two weeks before Fat Tuesday.
People dressed in costumes are wandering around the city during events and entertainment. Venice's main events are centered around the Piazza San Marco, but there are also other events in the city. There are several events in the Cannaregio district, including a mask parade, gondoland boat parades, and a special event for children.
The Piazza San Marco is where the fireworks show is held. The masks first appear on the Feast Day of St. Anthony in Sardinia on January 17th. The biggest celebrations are saved for Ash Wednesday.
There are several different characters in the city. The festival's main character is Saint Martin, who is dressed as an Ancient Roman soldier and causes havoc in the city. The Roman Consul and the beautiful Lysnymph fairy are important characters.
The most famous Carnival celebration in the world is in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. There are many floats that include items from Brazil. The winning float in the Cento parade will be taken to Brazil for the Carnaval festivities.
The Panamanian Carnival
The Panamanian Carnival is popular because of the concerts featuring popular artists in the most visited areas. Concerts are often performed during the night and continue until the next morning. Most businesses and government offices in Panamare closed during Carnival Week, which is a national holiday, and most Panamanians choose to go to the country's rural areas to participate in the Carnivals.
Frevo, the Carnival Dance of Pernambuco
The capital of the northeast state of Pernambuco is Recife and the colonial capital is Olinda. The frevo and maracatu are the main rhythms. The largest carnival parade in the world is held by Galo da Madrugada.
The Italian Carnival Period
In the past, Venice's Carnival celebrations were so intense that debauched revels went on for weeks. Carnival was a time when masks were a necessity, as anonymity allowed partygoers to engage in certain activities. The fall of the Republic of Venice in the late 1700s stopped Carnival celebrations in Venetians.
Millions of people travel to Venice every year for the Carnival festivities, which began in the 20th century. Venice is not the only Italian city to celebrate Carnival. The Carnival period is a time when decadent food is important.
Carnival in Einsiedeln, Switzerland
Rome was the center of Carnival activity in the past, and the richness and beauty of the festival that marked it there were not surpassed elsewhere. In Einsiedeln, Switzerland, demon masks are worn and large bells are clanged to drive out evil spirits in order to announce the end of winter on the eve of Lent and spring. Carnival has a significant role in the development of popular theatre, song and folk dances.
There are a lot of things you can see in carnaval celebrations, including mock battles, mockery of authorities, costumes that display exaggerated body features, and a reversal of everyday rules. There are some sort of characters that represent traditions from different countries during the celebrations of Carnaval.
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